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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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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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Focus on Residential Water Conservation

Most North Carolina homeowners could easily reduce their indoor water consumption by about 30 percent …

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Creating the Perfect Blend: Community Resources Needed to Support a Sustainable Craft Beverage Industry

The growing craft beverage industry is generating tourism in Wake County. This publication discusses the …

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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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Food Recovery and Waste Reduction

Increasingly, food service managers are choosing to recover and reuse food scraps and other organic …

Deconstruction: Giving Old Buildings New Lives

This factsheet summarizes the advantages and challenges of deconstructing old buildings and reusing the materials. …