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Best Nature Photo Challenge WINNERS

Congratulations to Jerod Smith and Caitlyn Houghtaling WINNERS of week #7s Best NATURE Photo Challenge! They submitted amazing photos for week 7 – …

native cone flower and butterfly

Sustainable Landscapes

Millions of dollars are spent each year designing, implementing, and maintaining our landscapes. Unfortunately, long-term problems are caused when …

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Pets in Motion Photo Challenge Winners

Congratulations to Ilkanah Kirk and Caitlyn Houghtaling WINNERS of week #5’s Pets in Motion Photo Challenge! They submitted amazing photos for week 5 – …

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NC 4-H Photography Contest 2020

North Carolina 4-H Photography State Contest is now OPEN to receive entries for 2020! Show your photography skills by …

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Your Water Supply: Well Construction and Protection

This guide describes common types of well construction in North Carolina and offers advice for …

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Central North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In central North Carolina almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be grown successfully …

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Hurricane Preparedness

The key to surviving a hurricane is preparation. This factsheet takes you through the thought …

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Creating a Crop Maze With GPS

This publication explains how to create a crop maze with GPS (global positioning system).

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Conserving Working Lands: A Land Legacy Workbook with Tools and Resources to Guide Your Conservation Planning Journey

Your land is valuable to you and your family. Protection and successful transition begins with …

7/8/20

Designing Rain Gardens (Bio-Retention Areas)

This publication reviews bio-retention use, specifically the use of rain gardens, and describes design criteria.

6/23/20Urban Waterways
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Collard Greens

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

6/22/20Grow It, Eat It
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Community Backyard Composting Programs Can Reduce Waste and Save Money

This publication describes how communities can develop and implement backyard composting programs that reduce the …

6/9/20