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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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Become a Master Gardener!

Applications will be accepted for the 2019 Dare County Master Gardener program beginning November 2018. Is there a fee? The cost …

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Hummingbirds and Butterflies

This publication describes how you can transform your backyard into an area that welcomes nectar-seekers, …

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Figure 1. Wood duck nest box construction.

Wood Duck

This publication describes the habitat, food, cover and home range of the wood duck. It …

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Figure 1. Drawing of an eriophyid mite.

Rosette Bud Mite on Fraser Fir

This publication describes the control of the rosette bud mite, a mite that destroys the …

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White-Tailed Deer

This publication describes the habitat, food, cover, water habits and home range of the white-tailed …

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Figure 1. Songbird box.

Building Songbird Boxes

This publication discusses how to successfully build, install and maintain nest boxes for songbirds.

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Snags and Downed Logs

This publication describes creating and protecting snags (standing dead or dying trees) and downed logs …

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Pickerel frog in shallow pool.

Pools for Amphibians

This publication describes the habitat, food and water habits, cover and home range of a …

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Raccoon

This publication describes the habitat, food, water habits, cover and home range of raccoons in …

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