Frank Wideman has taught emergency responders to use GPS technology to save property owners money and makes their work in the Ozark foothills easier. Watch the video. Listen to the audio.
The festival features culturally diverse storytellers, national and regional, at a free three-day event that includes a youth storytelling concert, a program for the deaf, faith-based storytelling, ghost stories and family storytelling.
While board members can bring valuable skills and knowledge, they might not be ready to deal with issues such as conflicts of interest, maintaining minutes and other required documents, compensation of paid employees, and proper handling of grants, donations and other income.
The Community Development Academy is an intensive, experiential, five-day course offered by the MU Extension Community Development Program. Register now for the Sept. 22 to 26 academy.
Visitors to historic Lexington, Mo., can learn about the town's rich Civil War history through an audio walking and driving tour created through Extension's Community Arts Program. Watch the video.
Many small businesses depend on tourism dollars. One such business is Mark Twain Cave in northeastern Missouri. Watch the video.
If you are ever asked to volunteer on an organization's board, make sure you know what you're getting into before saying yes.
Rural communities across the country are finding economic opportunities from cultural heritage tourism.
MU Extension helps people create communities of the future. Community development education helps citizens tap into local strengths and university resources.
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