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Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteers

Since 1979, North Carolina Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteers (EMGVs) have been leaders in this internationally acclaimed program, guiding homeowners in making environmentally sound decisions in their landscapes. Trained by North Carolina State University faculty and staff, EMGVs provide research-based information about gardening and environmental stewardship to individuals and communities across the state. EMGVs engage the community through education and outreach on a wide variety of subjects and through a broad spectrum of projects, all designed to maximize their impact.

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Pesticide Licensing Recertification Classes

When: Sep 29, 2021, 1–5 p.m. Where: N.C. Cooperative Extension, McDowell County Center Conference Room, 2nd floor, County Administration Building, 60 East …

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Advanced Honeybee Course

Join us for an advanced honeybee course! When: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Saturdays, September 11, 18, & 25, …

Lake James Clean Up

Lake James Clean Up 10/2/2021

What: Lake James Clean Up Fall 2021 When: Saturday 10/2/2021 8 a.m. to noon Where: Boats can launch from any dock. Dumpster Location …

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Wasps at Porch Lights

In recent weeks we’ve been getting a lot of messages regarding large wasps coming to porch lights. In all …

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NC Tomato Growers Scholarship

The NC Tomato Growers Association is offering a $1,000 merit/need-based scholarship for the 2021-22 academic year. Any North Carolina …