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America Recycles Day

America Recycles Day 2019

Celebrate America recycles day by taking the pledge to recycle. Every resident of McDowell County has the opportunity to …

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Health Coverage Enrollment Event

There will be health coverage enrollment assistance available for FREE on Monday, November 25, 3 to 6 p.m. in …

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Pesticide Re-Certification Class

On Monday, September 9, 2019, there will be a commercial and private pesticide license re-certification class from 1–5 p.m. 1–3 …

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Old Fort Clean Up 2019

Old Fort Clean Up 2019 Celebrate National Clean Up Day by helping remove trash from the Catawba River, Mill Creek, and …

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Compost Demo at the Nebo Dump

Stop by Aug. 16th at the Nebo Convenience Site to drop off your recycling, household trash, and learn about …

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Bringing Home Bronze

At N.C. 4-H Congress in July, Jada Fairchild and Cayla Cates traveled to Raleigh to compete at the state …

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BEES Academy

BEES (Beekeeping Education and Engagement System) Academy has upcoming training scheduled throughout the Summer/Fall of 2019 in 3 different …

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Strategic Conservation Planning for the Eastern North Carolina/Southeastern Virginia Strategic Habitat Conservation Team

The Eastern North Carolina/Southeastern Virginia Strategic Habitat Conservation Team (ENCSEVA) is a partnership among local …

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Non-Honey Bee Stinging Insects in North Carolina

This article describes and defines the different types of insects that sting and are also …

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Africanized Honey Bees: Some Questions and Answers

This factsheet answers basic questions about Africanized honey bees. (Part 3 of a 3-part series)

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Africanized Honey Bees: Prevention and Control

This factsheet provides basic information about prevention and control of Africanized honey bees prior to …

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Africanized Honey Bees: Where Are They Now, and When Will They Arrive in North Carolina?

This factsheet outlines the history, movement, distribution, and present status of the Africanized honey bee …

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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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The Value of Honey Bees as Pollinators in North Carolina

The impact of honey bees on not only North Carolina, but the entire world is …

10/28/19
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Reptiles and Amphibians in Your Backyard

As urban development continues to expand across the state, it is important that North Carolinians …

10/24/19Urban Wildlife