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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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Friends of Extension Breakfast

N.C. Cooperative Extension, McDowell County Center would like to invite our friends to breakfast on Friday, March 15, 2019, …

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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-McDowell County Center Keep McDowell Beautiful program will be coordinating the annual Lake James clean up on Saturday, …

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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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