North Carolina Cooperative Extension centers — located in all 100 counties and serving the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians — are community resources, serving as the front door to the vast knowledge base of N.C. State and N.C. A&T State universities. Cooperative Extension helps build quality communities by training adult and youth volunteers to become community leaders, providing educational programs to stimulate community economic development, working in partnership with other agencies to help citizens prepare for and recover from disasters — and more.
Get your Spring On! Join us for one, or all of the sessions being offered in our Spring Garden Series. The series consists four sessions, each covering a different topic including planting, tending and MORE »
The Onslow County Master Gardener Volunteers will be sponsoring a Camellia Festival and Sale on Saturday, February 21, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. There will be an amateur Camellia Show, flower MORE »
The Cape Fear River Partnership’s efforts to revitalize fisheries continues, as described in this update video. The Cape Fear River is an important feature here in eastern NC. It provides food, water, and MORE »
For those of you who ordered Holiday Wreaths, they will be available for pick-up on Wednesday, November 26th at the Onslow County Farmer’s Market, 4024 Richlands Hwy, Jacksonville. Forgot to pre-order? Never MORE »
Do you want or need to know more about stormwater best management practices (BMPs) and their maintenance? If yes, consider attending the NCSU certification workshop offered at the Onslow Multipurpose Complex on January MORE »
The next rainbarrel sale is planned for February 21, 2015. These roughly 50-gallon food-grade barrels come complete with screened inlet, brass faucet, and 1.5-inch overflow outlet. The cost is $50 for a “ready-made” unpainted MORE »