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4th of July & Yellow Jackets

Happy Independence Day! With this national holiday comes lots of activities & meals outside. Often food and drinks draw …

Support Butterflies & Ask a MG

Most everyone has heard about the plight of the beloved Monarch butterfly. Their numbers have drastically declined over the …

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Community Health Fair

Want to learn how to make strides towards a healthier lifestyle for you and your family? If so, come …

Information on Fire Ants

My first introduction to fire ants was in Alabama a few years ago when I was attending the annual …

Recent Publications related to Community

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Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases

This publication will help you identify the several species of ticks found in North Carolina …

Carolina Athletic Fields: A Guide to Maintaining Quality Turf on Athletic Turf

A guide to maintaining quality turf on athletic fields.

6/22/18

Baseball Field Layout and Construction

Knowing a few basics and having some appropriate tools is all that is necessary before …

6/22/18

Maximizing the Durability of Athletic Fields

Durable athletic fields begin with sound construction and careful planning. Good management practices can increase …

6/22/18

Organizing a Community Recycling Program

This publication outlines key elements that local governments should consider when planning, implementing, publicizing and …

Deconstruction: Giving Old Buildings New Lives

This factsheet summarizes the advantages and challenges of deconstructing old buildings and reusing the materials. …

Waste Reduction and Recycling for the Lodging Industry

This factsheet provides information on how hotels and motels can reduce waste and use recycling …

Before You Recycle, Choose to Reuse

This publication for individuals and groups describes how to reduce waste by reusing materials, including …