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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 21 Thu

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Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Educational Center, 804 Cedar Ln, Reidsville, NC 27320, USA Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Educational Center, 804 Cedar Ln, Reidsville, NC 27320, USA Orange County Center 2 days ago
Description:

The North Central District Teen Retreat will be held for 4-H youth ages 13-18 March 22-23 at Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Center in Reidsville. Cost to attend is $90/child. The theme is "Let 4-H Be Your Music". All meals and housing are included.

While at this conference, students will participate in a service project, attend workshops, and network with other teen 4-H members from around the district.

Students will depart Orange County Cooperative Extension at 4:00 P.M. on Friday, March 22 and return to Hillsborough by 4:30 P.M. on Saturday, March 23.

Register by March 1, 2019 at goo.gl/forms/yp2vY7vAm6I53SGA2.

Questions? Contact Jonathon Smith (4-H Agent, Orange County Center) at 919-245-2057 or jonathon_smith@ncsu.edu.

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Guilford College, Greensboro, NC 27410, USA Guilford College, Greensboro, NC 27410, USA Orange County Center 2 days away
Description: EE for K-8 Educators: Project Learning Tree
March 26, 2019
9:30am - 3:30pm
Guilford College
Greensboro, NC

To Register: http://go.ncsu.edu/ncplt_guilford (you will need to create an account)
Workshop Fee: $20
Registration Deadline: March 20, 2019
Questions? Renee Strnad renee_strnad@ncsu.edu

Join other K-8 classroom and nonformal educators as we explore activities in the Project Learning Tree K-8 Curriculum Guide. Every participant will leave the workshop with the PLT K-8 Activity Guide which includes 96 activities correlated to the NC Standard Course of Study and Essential Standards. The PLT activity guides are provided free of charge to participants through support from the NC Forestry Association. CEU renewal credits are available. This workshop qualifies for Criteria I in the EE Certification Program (K-8).

Differentiated instruction? Technology connections? Literature links? STEM? The PLT activity guide covers it all!!! The PreK-8 guide is correlated to the Common Core (math and ELA) as well as to the NC Essential Standards (science and social studies). Participants will learn about the materials through direct engagement in the PLT activities throughout the workshop. Please bring a bag lunch and prepare to be outside! More details, including parking, will be sent prior to the workshop.

Please make a personal commitment to attend to ensure there are enough materials and space for everyone. Parking directions will be sent prior to the workshop. Cancellations made by the registration deadline will receive a $10 refund. Cancellations after this date will not receive a refund.
Mar 26 Tue
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Show your support for 4-H at Hillsborough Tractor Supply Company March 27-April 7. Donate a $1 or more at check out. Proceeds support 4-H at the local and national levels.

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Whitted Building, N Hassel St, Hillsborough, NC 27278, USA Whitted Building, N Hassel St, Hillsborough, NC 27278, USA Orange County Center 5 days away
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