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OBX Living Series | Demo Garden Reveal

OBX Living Series | Demo Garden Reveal June 26, 2019, 11 a.m.–noon COST: FREE Join the Extension Master Gardener℠ volunteers of Dare County at …

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Greenline

Bring your garden questions, samples or photos to the back porch of the Thomas A. Baum Senior Center from …

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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 …

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2019 Master Gardener Volunteer Program

Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Master Gardener℠ volunteer program ofDare County. No formal training is necessary to …

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New Ag Tech in Dare County

We are happy to announce Amy Jordan as our new Agricultural Technician Program Assistant. She is a recent transplant …

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Hurricane Preparedness

A good rule of thumb with any potential disaster is to hope for the best, but plan for the …

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Dare Master Gardener Receives Award!

Local resident and Master Gardener℠ volunteer, Chris Stadther, received a 2018 NCEMGVA Outstanding Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Award on June …

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