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Annual Small Fruit Plant Sale

It’s time for our Annual Small Fruit Plant Sale! During January and February a selection of fruit trees and …

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Late Season Wildflowers

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Gardening in Small Spaces

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Burke County Backyard Butterflies

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Forest Landowner Workshop

FREE FOREST LANDOWNER WORKSHOP IN BURKE COUNTY TO BE HELD SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 2023 Non-profit EcoForesters is holding a free …

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Apply for 2024 Summer Intern Position

North Carolina Cooperative Extension – Burke County Center will have a summer internship position available for 2024. The intern will …

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