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.
As with any area, proper plant selection along our beaches and barrier islands is very important. A new publication, Native Plants for Coastal North Carolina Landscapes, has just been published. This informative booklet MORE »
Constructed stormwater wetlands are an integral practice associated with stormwater management, with application from North Carolina’s mountains to the coast. These stormwater control measures (or BMPs) have been shown to outperform most practices MORE »
On May 30, the Cape Fear River Partnership, a coalition of state and federal natural resources agencies, academic entities, and private and non-governmental organizations, released the final version of the Cape Fear River Basin MORE »
Climate and weather: two very different things. The first is based on long-term trends; the second is what’s happening this week outside. People understand climate when it comes to December temperature differences between MORE »