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Welcome Back!

Our office is now open to the public again! To help maintain social distancing, only 3 visitors will be …

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4-H Summer 2020 Programming!

Henderson County 4-H is excited to share this year’s fun and engaging summer programming opportunities! Registration will begin on June …

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Count on Me NC

Here in North Carolina, we are preparing to enter Phase 2 of relaxed restrictions. Part of this is equipping …

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Thank You, Volunteers!

We’d like to say a very special thank you to all of our amazing volunteers. We miss …

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Learn to Sew Your Own Mask

One hundred and two years ago, in 1918, the Spanish Flu epidemic raged through North Carolina and our nation. …

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Conserving Working Lands: A Land Legacy Workbook with Tools and Resources to Guide Your Conservation Planning Journey

Your land is valuable to you and your family. Protection and successful transition begins with …

4 days ago

Designing Rain Gardens (Bio-Retention Areas)

This publication reviews bio-retention use, specifically the use of rain gardens, and describes design criteria.

3 weeks agoUrban Waterways
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Collard Greens

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

3 weeks agoGrow It, Eat It
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Community Backyard Composting Programs Can Reduce Waste and Save Money

This publication describes how communities can develop and implement backyard composting programs that reduce the …

6/9/20

Eat Smart Move More North Carolina: Growing Communities Through Gardens

Gardens bring communities together. Not only are community gardens a good way to get more …

6/4/20
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Creating a Crop Maze With GPS

This publication explains how to create a crop maze with GPS (global positioning system).

6/4/20

NC State Extension Master Gardener Program Guidelines

This publication provides guidelines for the NC State Extension Master Gardener program, including how to …

6/1/20

Stormwater Wetland Design Update: Zones, Vegetation, Soil, and Outlet Guidance

These new design guidelines for stormwater wetlands focus on four design points: internal wetland zones, …

5/13/20Urban Waterways