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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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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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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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4-H Beekeeping Essay
Contest

This is a wonderful 4-H Beekeeping Essay contest for 4-H members from ages 5 to 18.  Please click on this BEE for further details.

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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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Annual 4-H Awards Night – February 19th, 2016

WHAT: 4-H Awards Night DATE: February 19, 2016 TIME: 6:30 PM LOCATION: New Hanover County Extension – 6206 Oleander Drive THEME: I Love 4-H! RSVP: by February 5 (by calling the Extension Office at 910-7987-7660 or email MORE »

Pro Day 2016

The annual Pro Day 2016 will be on Wednesday, February 24th at Cape Fear Community College – North Campus, 4500 Blue Clay Road, Castle Hayne, NC  Registration at the event is from 8:30 MORE »

Free Pruning Workshop – Open to the Public

Join us Sunday, February 28th, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. for a free pruning workshop at the New Hanover County Arboretum, 6206 Oleander Drive.  Pruning techniques will be demonstrated on all types of MORE »

Pruning Workshop for Landscape Professionals

Join us for a pruning workshop on Monday, February 22nd from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.  This workshop is free but please pre-register by email to Danyce Dicks at: ddicks@nhcgov.com before Friday, February MORE »

2016 Wilmington Turf Conference

Monday, January 25th at the NHC Arboretum, 6206 Oleander Drive Just click on the following link to directly register online:  http://www.turffiles.ncsu.edu/wilmington-turf-conference/ To view the conference schedule, click MORE »

Annual Rabbit Show More Than a Competition

There is a common misconception that 4-H is “just for farm kids.” However, if you visited the Cape Fear Fair & Expo in Wilmington, NC this fall, you might have witnessed several “city kids” MORE »

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EVENTS View All
NHC Beekeepers AssociationMon Feb 8, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
6206 Oleander Dr. Wilmington, NC 28403
— 2 days away
NHC Beekeepers Assoc.Thu Feb 18, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
6206 Oleander Dr. wilmington, NC 28403
— 2 weeks away
Project Learning Tree K-8 WorkshopFri Feb 19, 2016
1:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Cape Fear Museum, 814 Market St, Wilmington, NC 28401, United States
— 2 weeks away
Working Forest Summit for NC LandownersWed Mar 16, 2016
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Sampson County Agri-Exposition Center, 414 Warsaw Rd, Clinton, NC 28328, United States
— 1 month away
NHC Beekeepers Assoc.Thu Mar 17, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
6206 Oleander Dr. wilmington, NC 28403
— 1 month away
NHC Beekeepers Assoc.Thu Apr 21, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
6206 Oleander Dr. wilmington, NC 28403
— 2 months away
Project Learning Tree K-8 WorkshopFri Apr 29, 2016
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Carolina Beach State Park, Carolina Beach, NC 28428, United States
— 3 months away
NHC Beekeepers Assoc.Thu May 19, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
6206 Oleander Dr. wilmington, NC 28403
— 3 months away
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