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Catawba Falls Hike

Leave No Trace Outreach Saturday, March 2, 2019, 10 a.m. Catawba Falls, 3074 Catawba River Rd Join the Old Fort Community Forum for …

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2019 Lake James Clean Up

N.C. Cooperative Extension of McDowell County’s “Keep McDowell Beautiful” program will be coordinating the annual Lake James clean up …

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The Buzz on Beekeeping 2019

Free Four Day Beginning Beekeeping Course 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Saturday, February 2, 9, and 16, 2019 Field Day – Saturday, April 27, …

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Marion East Walkabout & Clean Up

Who: Marion East Neighbors What: Neighbors inviting neighbors to visit the forum meetings & picking up litter When: Saturday, November 17, …

Cover photo for Old Fort Clean Up 2018

Old Fort Clean Up 2018

The Old Fort Chamber of Commerce, the Town of Old Fort, NC, and N.C. Cooperative Extension of McDowell County will …

Keep McDowell Beautiful

Catawba River Park Clean Up 2018

Saturday, September 22, 2018, from 1 to 4 p.m. volunteers are invited to participate in an event cleaning up …

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Marketing Your Agritourism Enterprise

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Considering an Agritourism Enterprise?

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