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ORONO — University of Maine Cooperative Extension is offering an online workshop about best practices for winter care of alpacas and llamas from noon to 2 p.m. on Feb. 15.

Winter Care of Camelids” topics include practical approaches to water and shelter management, nutritional demands during winter, differences among feeds and why a balanced ration is critical to animal wellbeing. Anne Lichtenwalner, UMaine Extension associate professor, veterinarian and director of the Extension Veterinary Diagnostic Lab, will lead the workshop.

The fee is a sliding scale of $0–10; registration is required to receive the link. Register on the event webpage. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Becky Gray at 207-781-6099 or