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Volunteering in Response to Hurricane Maria

The following information regarding voluntary response to hurricane Maria was published in a recent FEMA press release located at https://www.fema.gov/news-release/2017/09/22/how-help-after-hurricane-maria. …

Hurricane Irma

Helping With a Disaster

When it comes to helping disaster victims and their communities recover, one of the best ways you can assist …

When Flooded Turn Around Don't Drown

Irma Still Packs a Punch

Hurricane Irma will spare North Carolina from a direct hit, but the storm’s impacts will still be felt all …

Storm Warning Flag

2017 Hurricane Season Begins Today

The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season officially starts today on June 1st and runs through November. Tropical storm and hurricane …

SBA Disaster Loan Program Updates

[Updated October 22, 2016] The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering disaster assistance to residents of North Carolina affected by …

Recent Publications related to Community

Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

This appendix is part of the Extension Gardener Handbook and gives users to the tools …

2 weeks ago

21. Youth, Community, and Therapeutic Gardening

This Youth, Community, and Therapeutic Gardening Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook helps volunteers understand …

2 weeks ago

Water Requirements of North Carolina Turfgrasses

Water is an essential component for plant growth. In turfgrasses it comprises 75 to 90 …

2 weeks ago

Building Local Food Economies: A Guide for Governments

This publication serves as a guide on building local food economies for planners, economic developers, …

3 weeks ago

Voluntary Conservation Options for Land Protection in North Carolina

Landowners share a deep connection to their land and the legacy they’ll leave behind. With …

3 weeks agoWoodland Owner Notes

Backyard Composting of Yard, Garden, and Food Discards

This publication describes how to build and maintain a composting pile to use the compost …

1/26/18

Carolina Lawns: A Guide to Maintaining Quality Turf in the Landscape

This comprehensive guide offers information on different grasses for North Carolina lawns, as well as …

1/26/18

Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide for North Carolina Cooperative Extension

This publication provides information and success stories related to food banks, food pantries, food donation …

1/25/18Local Foods