Category Archives: Interns

Meet Jolene Mafnas, the 2017 Summer Intern

Jolene Mafnas, our 2017 Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) summer intern, is a senior at William & Mary studying public health and environmental science policy. Jolene’s focus is sustainability. Last fall she began a William & Mary Dining Service sustainability internship. Jolene says her passion is sustainability, and as a sustainability intern, she has worked on a farm that grows food for the William & Mary Dining Services, helped manage the dining hall composting site, supported recycling, and promoted healthy eating. Continue reading

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Help Desk Highlights, Vol. 1

By Jolene Mafnas, VCE Agricultural and Natural Resources Intern Our Horticultural Help Desk receives many queries each week. Thanks to Jolene Mafnas for pulling together some of the common questions from early July and providing answers and additional resources. This … Continue reading

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Master Gardeners and the 4-H Junior Master Gardeners Program

Cultivating an interest in gardening – Volunteers welcome! by Susan Wilhem, Master Gardener Intern Basic gardening provides an exciting opportunity to help young people develop curiosity about and appreciation of gardening and the natural world.   In Arlington and Alexandria, 4-H … Continue reading

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Welcome, Master Gardener Class of 2016!

by Kirsten Conrad, Agriculture Natural Resource Extension Agent, Virginia Cooperative Extension The MG Intern class of 2016 is 28 strong.  All graduated with flying colors on November 15th in a ceremony that included the Mayor of Alexandria Allison Silberberg.  We are so pleased … Continue reading

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Meet the 2016 summer intern, Jesse Muzzy

by Kirsten Conrad Buhls, Extension Agent, Agriculture and Natural Resources Our new summer Intern Jesse Muzzy started her work for the summer on May 23. She will be with us till August 1.  Jesse is a rising Senior at George Mason University, majoring … Continue reading

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