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Well Water Testing for Radon

Franklin County Environmental Health Services provides water testing for radon, Uranium, and gross alpha/ beta contaminates. Below are links to …

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May is Mediterranean Diet Month

Happy International Mediterranean Diet Month A great time to start eating the Med way! What is Med Month? May is …

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Ruby-Throated Hummingbird - "The Ruby"

As temperatures slowly creep upward during spring the Ruby-throated Hummingbird begins its trek northward from Central America into the …

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The Leyland Cypress

When a plant doesn’t necessarily need much care to become established, has a fast growth rate, and is adapted …

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Creating a Crop Maze With GPS

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Washing and Sanitizing Kitchen Items

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Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases

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

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IV. NC State Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program Policies

This chapter of the NC State Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Guidelines covers policies of the …

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Protecting and Retaining Trees: A Guide for Municipalities and Counties in North Carolina

Learn how communities across North Carolina can protect and retain trees. This guide is based …

6/20/19

Developing Successful Tree Ordinances

This publication discusses how communities use tree ordinances as tools to protect trees, preserve green …

6/18/19
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How to Organize a Community Garden

This publication covers the keys to a successful community garden of individual plots including forming …

6/18/19