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CAHNR bumper sticker available now

clear back CAHNR oval bumper stickerShow off your college pride for all to see.

Display one of these 3″ x 5″ oval stickers on the bumper of your car or anywhere you please.

White vinyl, with easy-peel-off backing. Durable, removable and long lasting material screen printed with the initials of the College’s new name. The sticker has navy text on a white background.

Available for only $1.00 plus shipping at www.store.uconn.edu or in our Communications Resource Store, located in room 4 of the Ratcliffe Hicks Building, 1380 Storrs Rd., on the Storrs campus, next to the UConn Dairy Bar.

Store hours are M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

We accept cash, check, MasterCard and Visa. Handicapped parking and handicapped access are available.

 

How about some blue potatoes and orange tomatoes?

bluePotatoesOrangeTomatoesThe recent hot weather and rain have kicked your gardens into high gear. So how do you get your kids interested in joining you out there? Give them Blue Potatoes, Orange Tomatoes by Rosalind Creasy for summer reading.

Children 9 and older will learn about the basics of general gardening, from planning, planting, watering and weeding. The picture book format provides an introduction to organic gardening and explains how to grow a cornucopia of unusually colored fruits and vegetables. Also included are some special recipes to follow using your garden harvest.

Available for only $5.00 plus shipping at www.store.uconn.edu or in our Communications Resource Store, located in room 4 of the Ratcliffe Hicks Building, 1380 Storrs Rd., on the Storrs campus, next to the UConn Dairy Bar.

Store hours are M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

We accept cash, check, MasterCard and Visa. Handicapped parking and handicapped access are available.

 

 

Busy pollinators

pollination equationNot only is this full color 25″ x 32″ poster decorative, it’s educational too.  It shows how bees and other pollinators help produce food, flowers and plants. It features 20 different plants and critters and how they interact in the ecosystem.

Pick up a poster today for only $6.00 each, or order online at www.store.uconn.edu. Note postage and handling will be added at check out.

We’re located in room 4 of the Ratcliffe Hicks Building, 1380 Storrs Rd., on the Storrs campus, next to the UConn Dairy Bar. Store hours are M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

We accept cash, check, MasterCard and Visa. Handicapped parking and handicapped access are available.

 

Calling all hikers

Hiking S NEPlan a memorable backpacking experience. Whether you’re a day-tripper or a long-distance hiker, it’s a great way to feel connected, get exercise and  take in the wonderful world of nature.

This guide book provides a comprehensive listing of places to hike in southern New England, offering 75 hiking trails to choose from.

So next time you’re wondering, “Where should we go today?” pick up your Hiking Southern New England guide and head out.

The guide is available online for $16.95 each plus shipping at www.store.uconn.edu, or you can stop in to buy one at the Communications Resource Store.

The Resource Store is located in room 4 of the Ratcliffe Hicks Building, 1380 Storrs Rd., on the Storrs campus, next to the UConn Dairy Bar.

Store hours are M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. We accept cash, check, MasterCard and Visa. Handicapped parking and handicapped access are available.

 

Explore southern New England’s waterways

amcRiverGuideMACTRIGet outside and explore the waterways, from flatwater to challenging white water river rapids to serene streams. Check out the AMC River Guide for Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island waterways.

Included in this New England waterways easy-to-use guide are the Willimantic and the Natchaug Rivers. This 256-page paperback guide to area rivers is loaded with great information for canoeists and kayakers of all abilities.  The guide is small enough to fit in your backpack and take along as a good reference with descriptions of more than 2,000 miles of water.

Plan your next water trip using the maps, directions, charts, and essential information found in this guide. This item is available online  for $16.95 plus shipping at www.store.uconn.edu or in our Communications Resource Store.

We’re located in room 4 of the Ratcliffe Hicks Building, 1380 Storrs Rd., on the Storrs campus, next to the UConn Dairy Bar. Store hours are M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

We accept cash, check, MasterCard and Visa. Handicapped parking and handicapped access are available.