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Welcome to the Bee
Hive

Wilmington has been designated as the 10th Bee City in the nation.  Please click on the Bee to visit our Bee Hive of information on our natural pollinators and how you can help with their survival.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Welcome to the Bee
Hive

Wilmington has been designated as the 10th Bee City in the nation.  Please click on the Bee to visit our Bee Hive of information on our natural pollinators and how you can help with their survival.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Cape Fear Area Garden
Club List

We would like to recognize and thank Betty Gail & Richard Buggeln for creating and compiling this comprehensive, informative garden club list. To view the garden clubs and contact information please click: Garden Club List.

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Join a Local 4-H
Club

Through 4-H, hundreds of thousands of North Carolina’s young people learn new skills and serve their communities each year. List of New Hanover County 4-H Clubs Forms to Join 4-H Video: 4-H Join the Revolution of Responsibility

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Visit the 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! View our Visitor's Guide to learn more about our gardens. Like us on Facebook!  

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Join a Local 4-H
Club

Through 4-H, hundreds of thousands of North Carolina’s young people learn new skills and serve their communities each year. List of New Hanover County 4-H Clubs Forms to Join 4-H Video: 4-H Join the Revolution of Responsibility

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4-H Quilting Club

Learn to quilt with the  4-H Quilting Club.  Perfect activity for homeschooled kids grades 6th – 12th with some sewing experience.  The club will meet weekly at the NHC Arboretum, 6206 Oleander Drive. MORE »

Free Coastal Tour Guide Program

Are you involved with a group that may interested in giving its own informative, guided beach walks? I want to invite you, your colleagues, your staff, or your volunteers to a free Carolina MORE »

4-H Youth Excel in County Presentation Competition

On May 2nd, 2015, nearly 40 New Hanover County students gathered for 4-H County Activity Day in Wilmington, NC. The students develop 5-12 minute presentations or demonstrations on a wide variety of topics to present MORE »

10th Annual Rose Garden Tour

Saturday, May 9th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and it starts at the NHC Arboretum, 6206 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, 28403.  The tour is free, open to the public and features nine gardens, MORE »

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Bird Conservation in the Face of Future Climate Change WebinarThu Sep 10, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
http://www.sustainableforestswebinars.net/
— 2 weeks away
Cape Fear Orchid SocietyWed Sep 16, 2015
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Where:
6206 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
NHC Beekeepers AssociationThu Sep 17, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
6206 Oleander Dr. wilmington, NC 28403
— 3 weeks away
4-H Science DayWed Oct 7, 2015
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Where:
6206 Oleander Dr. Wilmington, NC 28403
— 1 month away
Cape Fear Orchid SocietyWed Oct 14, 2015
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Where:
6206 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, NC, United States
— 1 month away
NHC Beekeepers AssociationThu Oct 15, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
6206 Oleander Dr. wilmington, NC 28403
— 2 months away
Cape Fear Orchid SocietyWed Nov 11, 2015
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Where:
6206 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, NC, United States
— 2 months away
NHC Beekeepers AssociationThu Nov 19, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
6206 Oleander Dr. wilmington, NC 28403
— 3 months away
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