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Description: Woodland Stewards: A regional Extension program for landowners.


Getting to know your woodlands: A primer for beginners

Join other woodland landowners through out the region to learn about how you can take better care of your woodlands. This is a regional Extension course being offered in 5 sessions.  The first four sessions are webinars hosted by your local Extension center on Thursdays from 7-9 PM from February 21, 2019 to March 14, 2019. 

February 21, 2019: 7-9 PM   Getting to know your Woodlands, learn how natural and human forests have shaped the forest in this region and the importance of this knowledge when developing management plans and practices on their forests.

February 28, 2019: 7-9 PM Managing your Woodlands, learn about the basics of pine and hardwood management with tips on managing for the future.

March 7, 2019: 7-9 PM  Identifying and Managing Woodland Threats, learn about forest health with emphasis on a few basic pest principles, model example of each threat, and some simple practices to help ensure your woodland remains healthy and productive.

March 14, 2019: 7-9 PM  Wildlife and Woodlands, learn about wildlife and your woodlands with a focus on wildlife habitat requirements and enhancing habitat for game and non-game wildlife.

An optional fifth session maybe offered by the local Extension center. To participate in this course contact one of the following Extension offices.

Anson - https://anson.ces.ncsu.edu
Cherokee - https://cherokee.ces.ncsu.edu/
Cleveland - https://cleveland.ces.ncsu.edu/
Cumberland - https://cumberland.ces.ncsu.edu/
Franklin - https://franklin.ces.ncsu.edu/
Gates - https://gates.ces.ncsu.edu/
Harnett - https://harnett.ces.ncsu.edu/
Lee - https://lee.ces.ncsu.edu/
Mitchell - https://mitchell.ces.ncsu.edu/
Moore - https://moore.ces.ncsu.edu/
Pender - https://pender.ces.ncsu.edu/
Rockingham - https://rockingham.ces.ncsu.edu/
Feb 28 Thu

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4-H District Presentations. Orange County will host this year. Details TBD.

Jun 21 Fri
Orange County Emergency Services, 510 Meadowlands Dr, Hillsborough, NC 27278, USA Orange County Emergency Services, 510 Meadowlands Dr, Hillsborough, NC 27278, USA Orange County Center 7 days away
Description:

Orange County 4-H will partner with Orange County Emergency Services to host the second annual youth preparedness day camp for students 13 to 18 years of age, June 24-28, 2019. The program is called the North Carolina Youth Preparedness Initiative and is based on a nationally recognized program.

Throughout the week, students will network with leaders in emergency management careers, learn about the technology used to help predict natural disasters, learn about preparedness using the national CERT curriculum, and ultimately work with their own family and those around them to develop disaster preparedness plans. Students will also earn certifications in AED and CPR. They will learn to solve problems as a team in a mock disaster simulation.

Interested teens should apply at mypinorthcarolina.org by May 1. The top twenty-five applicants will be selected and notified by May 10. The cost to participate will be $100.00 which includes all lunches, supplies, and certification costs.

A student DOES NOT have to be a member of 4-H in order to apply.

For more information, contact Orange County Extension Agent for 4-H Youth Development Jonathon Smith at 919.245.2057 or jonathon_smith@ncsu.edu.

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