Our society’s foundation is the family. North Carolina Cooperative Extension provides families with research-based answers to day-to-day challenges. Extension educators are ready with answers on controlling household insects, protecting well-water, managing family budgets, helping families improve their eating habits, and dealing with the issues related to early childhood, parenting and aging.
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 »
Take a leisurely virtual tour down Onslow’s New River via the Caring for a River video. This 31 minute award-winning video, produced in 2007, provides quite a bit of information about Onslow’s New MORE »
As hurricane Arthur is making its way out of North Carolina, make sure that you and your family stays safe in the wake of the storm. Avoid flooded areas until the waters recede. MORE »– from NC Disaster Information Center
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 »
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 »