Spring is when calls start rolling in concerning abandoned baby wildlife. What should you do if you find a baby bird, rabbit or other young animal in your yard?
Knowledge for Life e-News          April 2016
Spring is in full swing. Which means it's time to plant, time for baby animals and birds, and time to finish up filing those taxes. It's also time to make plans for May. We have some exciting events and classes lined up for you and your child to enjoy.

Finding Orphaned Wildlife in Your Backyard
We get a lot of calls this time of year about baby animals "abandoned" by their parents. What should you do if you find a baby robin or bunny sitting in your yard?
Growing Great Tomatoes
We all love our tomatoes. Here are some simple and easy-to-follow tips to help you get the year off to a great start. 

Jet Star, Celebrity, Beefmaster. Find out which variety is the best tomato.
Save $ with Early Bird Tickets
Tour 6 Beautiful Private Gardens
The Extension Master Gardener Public Garden Tour is May 20 and 21. Purchase your tickets by May 1 and save $3.Tour six private gardens, each with its own unique theme, offering something for all interests.  Tickets may be purchased online or at the office through April.   Take a virtual tour.
Plant Native Grasses and Wildflowers in Spring
Have you considered planting native warm season grasses or native wildflowers on your property? They provide great cover for nesting birds, small mammals and even large mammals. There's a cost-share program to help you with seed cost.
Are Insects Hibernating Inside Your Home?
Experience What it's Like to Be in College with 4-H Discovery Days
Do you have a child 13 – 18 years old that would like to discover what it's like to be in college? We have a mini-college experience that will take place at Kansas State University in Manhattan. Your child does NOT need to be in 4-H to enjoy this fun experience. Find out details here.
The Mediterranean Diet
Saturday, April 30
Hispanic Home Buying Expo
This free event aims to help educate buyers on the home buying process, credit and financing, and title and financial planning. Details here.
Income Tax Season is Coming to a Close

7 Quick Filing Tips
2015 tax returns are due Monday, April 18 because April 15 is a holiday in Washington D.C. If you haven't filed yet, read these 7 Quick Tips.

Where's My Income Tax Refund?
It takes about three weeks to receive your refund if you filed electronically. We tell you how to track your refund.

April 14 Last Free Tax Preparation Day with VITA
Are you eligible? Find out here.
Director's Corner
JCEEF Grant Results 2016
Seven JCEEF Grant Proposal Applications were received and approved by the Foundation Executive Board on March 8, 2016. These grants, totaling $7,100 will further Extension programming within the community. Please click here for a list of the grants and the approved funding level.

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