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New Hanover County Cooperative Extension partners to bring SNAP benefits to local farmer’s market

Posted June 4, 2019 at 3:43 pm     Category: Arboretum & NCSU Extension Service

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Cooperative Extension has partnered with Wilmington Farmers Market to bring additional benefits to residents who receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly … Read More »

GOLD MEDAL DAY for New Hanover County 4-H

Posted May 21, 2019 at 11:39 am     Category: Arboretum & NCSU Extension Service

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Seven 4-H youth braved the stage on Tuesday, May 7 as New Hanover County 4-H hosted County Activity Day. These youth competed with power point, … Read More »

Feeding Your Soil: Composting and Vermicomposting

Posted May 6, 2019 at 2:03 pm     Category: Arboretum & NCSU Extension Service

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County (NHC) Arboretum is offering an opportunity for the public to learn a new way to compost food waste into nutrient-rich amendment for … Read More »

A Day on the Oleander Express takes place May 11

Posted May 3, 2019 at 3:06 pm     Category: Arboretum & NCSU Extension Service

New Hanover County, NC – The Ability Garden is excited to announce the return of the Oleander Express, a fun-filled day of adventure at the New Hanover County Arboretum. The … Read More »

New Hanover County 4-H hosts “Meet and Greet” for 4-H alumni & supporters

Posted April 16, 2019 at 8:35 am     Category: Arboretum & NCSU Extension Service

New Hanover County, NC – New Hanover County 4-H is hosting a 4-H Alumni & Friends “Meet & Greet” on Sunday, April 28 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at … Read More »

Youth Public Speaking and Talent Show Competition Set for May 4

Posted April 10, 2019 at 4:25 pm     Category: Arboretum & NCSU Extension Service

Public speaking is one of the most important tools to have as an adult which is why local 4-H kids work on it when they’re young. New Hanover County 4-H’ers … Read More »

Donation Stations Coming Soon to Area Farmers Markets

Posted April 2, 2019 at 4:21 pm     Category: Arboretum & NCSU Extension Service

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Cooperative Extension is launching Donation Stations at local farmers’ markets as a way for the community to engage in supporting local … Read More »

New Hanover County Cooperative Extension offers Empowering Youth and Families Program to strengthen families, prevent opioid misuse

Posted March 26, 2019 at 10:55 am     Category: Arboretum & NCSU Extension Service

New Hanover County, NC – The New Hanover County Cooperative Extension is offering the Empowering Youth and Families Program to help strengthen families, build healthy communication skills and prepare families … Read More »

Art in the Arboretum Rescheduled to November

Posted October 2, 2018 at 11:53 am     Category: Arboretum & NCSU Extension ServiceNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The 23rd annual Art in the Arboretum has been rescheduled to November 2-4 because of damage to the Arboretum from Hurricane Florence. The event was … Read More »

Native Plant Festival

Posted September 25, 2015 at 7:42 am     Category: Arboretum & NCSU Extension ServiceLibraryNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – A Native Plant Festival is planned for Saturday, October 17 at the New Hanover County Arboretum, where a new Native Plant Garden is under development. Admission … Read More »

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