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Lizmarie Lopez-Ortiz: Role Model for Springfield Youth
Lizmarie Lopez-Ortiz is highly invested in providing educational opportunities for underserved students. She has worked as a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) educator for the UMass Extension 4-H Youth Development Program since 2016. Lopez-Ortiz offers programming in several urban settings and at special events such as ones held at Make-It Springfield, downtown’s makerspace.
New Farmers’ Network Weather Station at UMass Research Farm
When the decade-old weather station at the UMass Crop and Animal Research and Education Farm in South Deerfield was hit by lightning this past summer, the impact of that loss was felt by the region’s growers. This November, UMass fruit extension educators Jon Clements and Liz Garofalo replaced the decade-old defunct weather station with a new one.
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9:00am to 2:30pmWestford Regency Inn
9:00am to 3:30pmDoubleTree Hotel, Milford MA
10:00am to 12:00pmCarlson Orchards