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4-H Youth Development

4-H is the largest youth development organization in North Carolina, educating hundreds of thousands of young people each year. Extension’s 4-H program is growing the next generation of leaders and equipping youth with the skills to succeed.

Cover photo for 17th Annual Coastal Gardening Festival

17th Annual Coastal Gardening Festival

“Let’s Grow Native!” Join us at the17th annual Coastal Gardening Festival highlighting native plants for all seasons. With over 75 …

Cover photo for OBX Living Series|Strawberry Jam Class

OBX Living Series|Strawberry Jam Class

When: May 2, 2019, at 10 a.m.-noon Cost: $10 Location: N.C. Cooperative Extension of Dare County office, 517 Budleigh Street, Manteo Yum, …

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OBX Living Series

The OBX Living Series, a program of Dare County NC Cooperative Extension, is designed for youth and adults who …

Cover photo for 2019 4-H Summer Fun

2019 4-H Summer Fun

The 4-H Summer Fun Program is out! Check out all the details for 4-H activities taking place this summer. …

Camping at the Eastern 4-H Center

4-H State Camp

Join Dare County 4-H for State Camp at the Eastern 4-H Center from August 4–9, 2019! The 4-H Summer Camp …

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Animal Appetites

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explores food preferences in animals through inquiry-based learning …

Nature's Footprints

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explains how to identify a wide variety of …

Hunting and Fishing Sportsmanship

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains basic rules for being a good sportsman …

Wild Game: From Field to Table

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to properly handle, store, dress and …

Urban Wildlife: Our Animal Neighbors

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to observe urban wildlife, record information …

Talking Turkey

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to recognize and record wild turkey …

Monitoring Macroinvertebrates

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to collect and identify stream insects …

Sharing Space with Wildlife

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to identify nuisance wildlife situations and …