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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 -
Cherokee -
Cleveland -
Cumberland -
Franklin -
Gates -
Harnett -
Lee -
Mitchell -
Moore -
Pender -
Rockingham -
Mar 14 Thu

Also Coming Up

Food Lab 4 days away

We will be hosting an interest meeting April 23 for all 4-H members who are interested in delivering a 4-H Presentation this year! This contest is open to youth 8-18 years of age. For more information about presentations, visit our website.

Come learn more about Presentations and select your category on Tuesday, April 23 from 6:00 to 7:00 P.M. at Orange County Cooperative Extension, 306 Revere Rd., Hillsborough, NC! Please register in advance.

We will hold a county contest at the end of May. District competition is scheduled for June 21 at Cedar Ridge High School.

For more information, contact Jonathon Smith at 919-245-2057.

Apr 23 Tue
Eno River Farmers Market, 144 E Margaret Ln, Hillsborough, NC 27278, USA Eno River Farmers Market, 144 E Margaret Ln, Hillsborough, NC 27278, USA Orange County Center 1 week away

Activities available for youth and families.

Apr 26 Fri
Food Lab 1 week away

Working committee for 4-H District Day.

Apr 29 Mon
2 weeks away

Calling all Orange County 4-H members between the ages of 14 and 18. Are you interested in government? Do you want to learn more about the legislative process and network with teens from across North Carolina? NC Citizenship Focus is the conference for you. Coming up June 10-12 in Raleigh, 4-Hers from North Carolina will meet with their legislators, learn about advocacy and policy development, develop their leadership skills, and hear from distinguished speakers. We will be taking three 4-Hers from Orange County to this conference this summer. Apply by May 1 at the link below.

May 1 Wed
Randolph County, NC 2 weeks away
May 2 Thu
Jerry M. Passmore Center 103 Meadowland Dr. Hillsborough, NC 27278 Jerry M. Passmore Center 103 Meadowland Dr. Hillsborough, NC 27278 Orange County Center 3 weeks away
May 7 Tue