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Extension is Planning
for Another Century of Success.

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service has launched a strategic visioning initiative to evaluate the organization’s business model and chart a course through choppy economic waters. NCCES has seen recurring budget cuts of $20 million since 2000, resulting in the loss of roughly 90 positions over the past four years.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

Extension is Planning
for Another Century of Success.

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service has launched a strategic visioning initiative to evaluate the organization’s business model and chart a course through choppy economic waters. NCCES has seen recurring budget cuts of $20 million since 2000, resulting in the loss of roughly 90 positions over the past four years.

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Expanded Food and
Nutrition Program

Visit the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program page, EFNEP.

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Horticulture
InfoSearches Provide Answers!

Looking for answers to fruit, vegetable, weed or floriculture questions? The NC State University Department of Horticulture invites you to try their powerful, but focused search engines designed to provide answers from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites and NC State University, and archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s).  Use these search engines for all of your fruit, vegetable, weed and floriculture questions. Floriculture InfoSearch Fruit InfoSearch Vegetable InfoSearch Weed InfoSearch

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New Hanover County
Arboretum

Gardens Open Daily Free The New Hanover County Arboretum is a special 7-acres in the heart of New Hanover County where homeowners can see the variety of plants that grow in our coastal area as well as emerging trends in plant material.  Cooperative Extension’s “horticulture laboratory”, the Arboretum has a very knowledgeable staff and many volunteers working to make the gardens beautiful and educational.  Come out and discover what makes us so extraordinary!  Like us on Facebook!  

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Join the 4-H
Revolution of Responsibility

Through 4-H, hundreds of thousands of North Carolina’s young people learn new skills and serve their communities each year.  4-H Join the Revolution of Responsibility

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“I Can Quilt!” Workshop Series for Kids popular

Two quilting classes for beginners will be offered at the New Hanover County Arboretum in May.  Sewing provides the opportunity for young people to have positive experiences while learning construction techniques, design principles MORE »

2014 Master Gardener Plant Sale

2014 MASTER GARDENER PLANT SALE 2014 PLANTS AVAILABLE LIST Preview sale for the Friends of the Arboretum on Wednesday April 2 from noon until 4:00 PM Discount coupons are not accepted during the preview MORE »

4-H Spring Break Camp Registration Now Open popular

Are you ready for a unique spreak break experience? Spend two days as a “Coastal Cadet” discovering our coastal environment including watersheds, rainfall, estuaries and more! The camp will be held on April MORE »

Spring 4-H Gardening Class

Join us this spring in a weekly gardening class at the Arboretum for homeschool students in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade.  The class will engage children in “hands-on” group and individual learning experiences MORE »

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NC Coastal Federation SHELLEBRATION

Help support environmental education! Join the NC Coastal Federation for an inaugural Oyster Shellebration on Saturday, March 1, in Wilmington. This fun event will feature an oyster roast, live bluegrass music by Big Al MORE »

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Good Friday HolidayFri Apr 18 - Fri Apr 18, 2014 - ALL DAY Today— 7 hours ago
Youth EFNEP at DC Virgo Fri Apr 18, 2014 Today
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM— 6 hours away
Youth EFNEP at DC Virgo Fri Apr 18, 2014 Today
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM— 7 hours away
4-H EggsMon Apr 21, 2014
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
6206 Oleander Dr. wilmington, NC 28403
— 3 days away
IkebanaThu Apr 24, 2014
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
6206 Oleander Dr. wilmington, NC 28403
— 6 days away
IkebanaFri Apr 25, 2014
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
6206 Oleander Dr. wilmington, NC 28403
— 1 week away
Youth EFNEP at DC Virgo Fri Apr 25, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM— 1 week away
Youth EFNEP at DC Virgo Fri Apr 25, 2014
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM— 1 week away
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