North Carolina’s quality of life and its economy depend on a strong natural resource base, including clean water, fertile soils and healthy air. To help the public understand complex issues related to environmental quality and to meet changing regulations, North Carolina Cooperative Extension offers a range of educational programs covering soil improvement and conservation, waste management, water quality and more.
NC State Extension Water Quality Specalist, Mitch Woodward is on a mission to stop North Carolina’s #1 water pollutant. The problem starts right in our own backyards and each one of us has MORE »– from Gardening
Dr. Jeana Myers, soil scientist and Wake County Horticulture Agent, takes the listeners of Getting Dirty with Master Gardeners radio show on a tour of the NC Museum of Natural Sciences exhibit Dig It: The MORE »– from Gardening
Dig It! The Secrets of Soil Exhibit open through August 16, 2015 Wake county’s Horticulture Extension Agent, Dr. Jeana Myers, toured the NC Museum of Natural Science special exhibit Dig It: The Secrets of MORE »– from Gardening
The NCSU Department of Horticultural Science has launched a quarterly on-line Newsletter Subscribe to see great horticulture images, learn about faculty and staff, find out about the latest research, extension and teaching as well MORE »– from Gardening
Extension Master Gardeners Bob Kellam and Susan Wyatt have generously donated their 58 acre urban farm to Raleigh’s city of Oaks Foundation. It will become a nature preserve, environmental education center and sustainable MORE »– from Gardening
Newsarticle Cyndi Lauderdale, Hort. Extension Agent May 3, 2011 Wilson Cooperative Extension Challenges Wilsonians to Save 40 Gallons of Water Each Day To encourage residents to adopt water-saving habits, North Carolina Cooperative MORE »
Winter Newsletter 2006-2007 Tax Time: Got Tax Credits? The 2005 Energy Policy Act qualifies homeowners for a tax credit that encourages energy-efficient improvements to a home’s exterior (windows, doors, insulation) and to its heating, MORE »