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Susan CarterExtension Director/Agent- Agriculture, Natural Resources, 4-H Youth Development
Commercial Horticulture – Vegetables, Fruit trees, ornamentals, greenhouse, nursery, arborist, maintenance, landscape, Arboriculture, Diseases of plants, insect issues, Weed identification, native plant identification, weed control, re-vegetation, Drought, Forestry issues, xeriscaping, tree planting, landscape design, landscaping with natives, drought issues of trees, general pollinator class, fruit tree class, native plants classes (4500-10000′), nursery management, right plant right place, weed, Certified Arborist, Native Plant Master, Certified Professional Gardener, Certified Nurseryman,
Mental Health First Aid, First Aid/CPR, wilderness first aid, Mentoring and coaching skills for supervisors
Horticulture and Natural Resources- Commercial Hort.- Fruit, vegetables, landscapes, xeriscape, nursery, trees, greenhouse, (production, plant care, diagnosis), Weed id and control, pond care, native plant care and id, plant/animal conflicts.
ISA Certified Arborist, past Certified Nursery Professional, First Aid/AED, Certified Professional Gardener, Native Plant Master
Karen CrumbakerExtension Agent – Agriculture and Natural Resources
Responsible for planning and reporting programming efforts that address small acreage and natural resources issues as well as providing educational material in support of the Native Plant Master Program.
Radon awareness education. Small acreage management – weed, native plant and grass ID, pasture and grazing management, and realtor education. Wildlife issues. Coordinate the Colorado Building Farmer Program. Coordinate the Larimer County Native Plant Master Program. Wildfire/Emergency Preparedness programming.
1525 Blue Spruce Drive Fort Collins CO 80524-2004
Yvette HensonCounty Director – Horticulture, Agriculture, Natural Resources, 4H, FCS
Responsible for providing overall leadership and coordination for the extension programming; including helping to develop the annual budget, conducting evaluations, and helping hire employees. In addition she conducts creative programming in natural resources and the environment and prepares educational materials in support of the Master Gardner Program and the Native Plant Masters Program.
Mountain or High Altitude Home Horticulture: Ornamental and Organic Food Growing (veggies and fruits)
Horticulture, Master Gardener, Mountain/High Elevation Gardening, Season Extension, Compost, Native Plants, Herbaceous Plants, Vegetables, Small Fruits, Tree Fruits, Soils and Amendments, waterwise gardening/ xeriscaping, plant problem diagnostics, seed saving, Historic Gardens/Gardening
NPM Certification, Sustainable Agriculture Certification
1120 Summit Street Norwood CO 81423-0130
Brian KaileyExtension Agent & Director – 4-H Youth Development, Natural Resources
Trees, 4-H, Hydroponics, Natural Resources, Wildlife
508 South 10th Avenue Sterling CO 80751
Merrill KingsburyMaster Gardener Coordinator
Horticulture, Master Gardeners
888 E. Iliff Avenue Denver CO 80210
Linda LangeloArea Extension Agent, Horticulture
Responsible for maintaining a high level of proficiency in horticulture while using technology to extend information and educational opportunities to Coloradoans; also conducting the Native Plant Master Program and providing leadership for adult and youth volunteer programs.
Under horticulture: herbaceous plants, landscape design, ornamental diseases and insects, rock gardening, vegetables and vegetable insects, native plants and woody plants. Niche topics: historic garden design and plant selection.
315 Cedar, Suite 100 County Courthouse Julesburg CO 80737
Mark PlattenCounty Director
Responsible for conducting creative programming in agriculture and natural resources as well as utilizing new technology; preparation of educational material and programming opportunities and also prepare required reports as county director.
Environmental education, Fire prevention, Range/pasture economics (risk assessment, marketing), Range/pasture livestock management, Rangeland/pasture ecosystems, Renewable Resources Education Act (RREA), Small acreage management, Urban forestry, Urban wildlife management, Wildlife/Hunting Education, Community leadership development, Entrepreneurship education (incl. home-based business), Inter-organizational collaboration, Public issues/policy education, Strategic community planning and support, Volunteer Development Management, Natural Resources, Professional Development, Generational Training, Facilitation, Leadership, Radon.
Multi-Generational from UCCS, Total Quality Management – US Air Force, MBA in Organizational Development, 2-Year Facilitation Training with Martin , arcasson – CSU, eXtension Impact Collaborative Certified 2019, Emergency Management Training with Ragan Adams, True Colors Certification in 2011, Substance Abuse Prevention Certificate from OMNI – 2013, Coalition Capacity Building and Sustainability Planning Training Certification, Good , gricultural Practices Produce Safety Course, Radon Certification through CERTI, 120 hours of continuing leadership training through Rockhurst University Continuing Education Center from 2010-1018
800 Research Dr., Suite 224 Woodland Park CO 80863
Sherie ShafferCounty Extension Director
Horticulture, Master Gardener
Pueblo County Extension Office 701 Court Street Pueblo CO 81003
Irene ShonleExtension Program Associate, Colorado Master Gardener/Horticulture – .5FTE
Responsible for the development, delivery, and evaluation of educational programs dealing with natural resources and makings sure the programming is up to date. As well as helps to support the county weed program, provide administrative leadership in the office, and manages the Colorado Master Gardener volunteer program.
Home horticulture, Master Gardener program, Water – conservation and efficient use, Insects – forest/shade tree, Insects – horticultural, Weeds – horticultural, Weeds -invasive species, Weeds – range/pasture, Environmental education, Fire prevention, Small acreage management, Urban wildlife management, Wildlife/Hunting Education, Native Plants, Habitat gardening, Water wise/xeriscape, Mountain gardening/high elevation, Well water rights,
Firewise landscaping, Critter issues/wildlife in the garden
17 N Spruce St Colorado Springs CO 80905
Robin YoungArchuleta County Director, Natural Resources and Agriculture Agent
Responsible for developing and conducting educational programs in the areas of: 4-H and youth development, horticulture , local food systems, small acreage management, natural resources, agriculture, and family and consumer sciences. Volunteer Development Management.
Natural Resources; forest health and fire preparedness, 4-H and Youth development, Small Acreage Management
Natural Resources, Forestry, Weeds, Community Development, Ranching succession planning, Farming Succession Planning, Beekeeping, 4-H Public Speaking, general support, Forest health, forest ecology, emergency preparedness, disaster preparedness, Fire mitigation, noxious weeds, small acreage management, backyard chickens, cottage foods, seed collection, seed storage, sustainability and resiliency, vermicomposting.
Public Issues Leadership Development, Resilient Community Planning, Colorado Beekeeping Mentorship Program, International Agricultural Immersion – Spain, Internship at Miss Pennâ’s Mountain Seed, Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance – Mountain Seed School, Joint Council of Extension Professional Leadership Conference, Colorado Weed Management Association spring training, Holistic Management International – Introduction to Whole Farm Planning, Colorado Weed Management Association annual conference, Western Invasive Weed Short Course, Farm Transition and Leaving a Lasting Legacy Facilitation Training, Holistic Management International Ag Educator Whole Farm Planning Training, Facilitation skills with CSU Centers for Public Deliberation, Western 4-H Institute, Community Animal Response Team training, Incident Command System 100 and 700, Public Deliberation and Facilitation, Emergency Planning (CERT Instructor), Community Resiliency Planning, Legacy and Succession Planning
PO Box 370, Fairgrounds 344 Highway 84 Pagosa Springs CO 81147-0370