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.
North Carolina’s annual statewide tornado drill for 2015 will take place today, Wednesday, March 4, at 9:30 AM. Every school, business, work place, and family across the state is strongly encouraged to participate MORE »– from NC Disaster Information Center
Spring is just around the corner, and it is time to start thinking about how to stay safe during severe weather. March 1-7 is designated as North Carolina Severe Weather Preparedness Week and MORE »– from NC Disaster Information Center
In anticipation of the upcoming spring turkey season, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the National Wild Turkey Federation will be offering free turkey hunting seminars on March 25 and 26, 2015. The March 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 »