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The Dirt on Compost: A workshop & resources for community and home gardeners!

Published by Megan Gregory / May 20, 2019

Learn how to turn kitchen and yard waste into a valuable soil amendment for your garden! Join Forsyth Community Gardening for a workshop on Composting on Tuesday, May 21, from 6-8 p.m.. at Simon’s Green Acre Community Garden, 1922 S Martin Luther King Jr Drive.

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Composting at Home at the Malloy/Jordan East Winston Heritage Library

Published by Leslie Peck / May 17, 2019

Join N.C. Cooperative Extension on Tuesday, May 21 to learn how you can start composting at home. This class will be held at the Malloy/Jordan East Winston Heritage Library.


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4-H Summer Adventures

Published by Monique Pearce-Brady / May 16, 2019

4-H Summer Adventures registration is now open. Hurry, before all the spaces are gone! You don’t want to miss out on a fun and adventurous summer.

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Alternative Income Streams for Forest Landowners Workshop

Published by Colby Lambert / May 14, 2019

The Department of Forestry & Environmental Resources of N.C. State University will offer a workshop on alternative income opportunities for forest landowners on Tuesday, June 4, from 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m at the Iredell County Center of N.C. Cooperative Extension, 440 Bristol Drive, Statesville, N.C. Private landowners will discover potential new income opportunities for wooded lots and professional foresters can earn CFE credits.


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Join N.C.Cooperative Extension for Forks on Friday this Spring!

Published by Leslie Peck / May 14, 2019

N.C. Cooperative Extension and Extension Master Gardener Volunteers are offering lunch and learn lectures about gardening this spring.

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Warm Weather is Here and the Snakes are Out!

Published by Phyllis B. Smith / May 13, 2019

Was the snake spotted in your yard a copperhead? Probably not. It could have been a juvenile black rat snake, like the one pictured here. Click on the photo to learn more about Piedmont snakes and the important role they play in ecosystems

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