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Description: Woodland Stewards: A regional Extension program for landowners.


Getting to know your woodlands: A primer for beginners

Join other woodland landowners through out the region to learn about how you can take better care of your woodlands. This is a regional Extension course being offered in 5 sessions.  The first four sessions are webinars hosted by your local Extension center on Thursdays from 7-9 PM from February 21, 2019 to March 14, 2019. 

February 21, 2019: 7-9 PM   Getting to know your Woodlands, learn how natural and human forests have shaped the forest in this region and the importance of this knowledge when developing management plans and practices on their forests.

February 28, 2019: 7-9 PM Managing your Woodlands, learn about the basics of pine and hardwood management with tips on managing for the future.

March 7, 2019: 7-9 PM  Identifying and Managing Woodland Threats, learn about forest health with emphasis on a few basic pest principles, model example of each threat, and some simple practices to help ensure your woodland remains healthy and productive.

March 14, 2019: 7-9 PM  Wildlife and Woodlands, learn about wildlife and your woodlands with a focus on wildlife habitat requirements and enhancing habitat for game and non-game wildlife.

An optional fifth session maybe offered by the local Extension center. To participate in this course contact one of the following Extension offices.

Anson - https://anson.ces.ncsu.edu
Cherokee - https://cherokee.ces.ncsu.edu/
Clay - https://clay.ces.ncsu.edu/
Cleveland - https://cleveland.ces.ncsu.edu/
Cumberland - https://cumberland.ces.ncsu.edu/
Franklin - https://franklin.ces.ncsu.edu/
Harnett - https://harnett.ces.ncsu.edu/
Lee - https://lee.ces.ncsu.edu/
Mitchell - https://mitchell.ces.ncsu.edu/
Moore - https://moore.ces.ncsu.edu/
Pender - https://pender.ces.ncsu.edu/
Pitt - https://pitt.ces.ncsu.edu/
Rockingham - https://rockingham.ces.ncsu.edu/
Scotland - https://scotland.ces.ncsu.edu/
Wake - https://wake.ces.ncsu.edu/
Wilson - https://wilson.ces.ncsu.edu/
Feb 21 Thu

Also Coming Up

45 Government Complex Rd. #A, Whiteville, NC 28472 45 Government Complex Rd. #A, Whiteville, NC 28472 Columbus County Center 1 week away
Description: Columbus County Beekeepers will be offering a Beekeeping School.

What: Beginner Beekeeping 

When: February 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 2019 – 1 weekend
 
Friday @ 6:00-10:00 p.m., Saturday @ 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Sunday @ 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Where: N.C. Cooperative Extension, Columbus County Center, 45 Government Complex Rd. #A, Whiteville,  NC 28472 
   
Phone:  910-640-6605

Cost: $50.00 This includes a 1 year membership to Columbus County Beekeepers, and a 1 year membership to North Carolina State Beekeepers Association.  Fee will be collected on 1st night of class. 

Suggested Book: Beekeeping for dummies

* Please arrive by 6:30 p.m, on Friday for registration.
 
*RSVP by 1/31/2019, 4:00 p.m.

NCSBA Certified Beekeeper test will be given on Sunday afternoon. (Not Required)


A field day/practical test will be given later after the weather warms.

For more information contact:


Michael Shuman            
Cooperative Extension             
Agriculture Technician     
910-640-6605, michael_shuman@ncsu.edu           


Ricky Boswell  
CC Beekeepers President
910-770-7795

For accommodations for persons with disabilities, contact Michael Shuman at 910-640-6605, no later than five business days before the event.
Feb 1 Fri
45 Government Complex Rd. #A, Whiteville, NC 28472 45 Government Complex Rd. #A, Whiteville, NC 28472 Columbus County Center 1 week away
Description: Columbus County Beekeepers will be offering a Beekeeping School.


What: Beginner Beekeeping School

When: February 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 2019 – 1 weekend
 
Friday @ 6:00-10:00 p.m., Saturday @ 8:00 a.m. -  5:00 p.m., Sunday @ 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Where: N.C. Cooperative Extension, Columbus County Center, 45 Government Complex Rd. #A, Whiteville,  NC 28472 
   
Phone:  910-640-6605

Cost: $50.00 This includes a 1 year membership to Columbus County Beekeepers, and a 1 year membership to North Carolina State Beekeepers Association. Fee collected on 1st night of class. 

Suggested Book: Beekeeping for dummies

* Please arrive by 6:30 p.m. on Friday for registration.
 
*RSVP by 1/31/2019, 4:00 p.m.

NCSBA Certified Beekeeper test will be given on Sunday afternoon. (Not Required)


A field day/practical test will be given later after the weather warms.

For more information contact:

Michael Shuman  
Cooperative Extension
Agriculture Technician  
910-640-6605, michael_shuman@ncsu.edu  

Ricky Boswell  
CC Beekeepers President
910-770-7795

For accommodations for persons with disabilities, contact Michael Shuman at 910-640-6605, no later than five business days before the event.
Feb 2 Sat
45 Government Complex Rd. #A, Whiteville, NC 28472 45 Government Complex Rd. #A, Whiteville, NC 28472 Columbus County Center 2 weeks away
Description: Columbus County Beekeepers will be offering a Beekeeping School.


What: Beginner Beekeeping 

When: February 1st, 2nd, 3rd 2019 – 1 weekend
 
Friday @ 6:00-10:00 p.m., Saturday @ 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Sunday @ 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Where: N.C. Cooperative Extension, Columbus County Center, 45 Government Complex Rd. #A, Whiteville,  NC 28472 
   
Phone:  910-640-6605

Cost: $50.00 This includes a 1 year membership to Columbus County Beekeepers, and a 1 year membership to North Carolina State Beekeepers Association. Fee collected on 1st night of class. 

Suggested Book: Beekeeping for dummies

* Please arrive by 6:30 p.m. on Friday for registration.
 
*RSVP by 1/31/2019, 4:00 p.m.

NCSBA Certified Beekeeper test will be given on Sunday afternoon. (Not Required)


A field day/practical test will be given later after the weather warms.

For more information contact:

Michael Shuman 
Cooperative Extension  
Agriculture Technician  
910-640-6605, michael_shuman@ncsu.edu 

Ricky Boswell  
CC Beekeepers President
910-770-7795

For accommodations for persons with disabilities, contact Michael Shuman at 910-640-6605, no later than five business days before the event.
Feb 3 Sun
NC Cooperative Extension, Columbus County Center, 45 Government Complex Rd. #A, Whiteville, NC 28472 NC Cooperative Extension, Columbus County Center, 45 Government Complex Rd. #A, Whiteville, NC 28472 Columbus County Center 3 weeks away
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Feb 14 Thu
1 month away
Description: Woodland Stewards: A regional Extension program for landowners.


Getting to know your woodlands: A primer for beginners

Join other woodland landowners through out the region to learn about how you can take better care of your woodlands. This is a regional Extension course being offered in 5 sessions.  The first four sessions are webinars hosted by your local Extension center on Thursdays from 7-9 PM from February 21, 2019 to March 14, 2019. 

February 21, 2019: 7-9 PM   Getting to know your Woodlands, learn how natural and human forests have shaped the forest in this region and the importance of this knowledge when developing management plans and practices on their forests.

February 28, 2019: 7-9 PM Managing your Woodlands, learn about the basics of pine and hardwood management with tips on managing for the future.

March 7, 2019: 7-9 PM  Identifying and Managing Woodland Threats, learn about forest health with emphasis on a few basic pest principles, model example of each threat, and some simple practices to help ensure your woodland remains healthy and productive.

March 14, 2019: 7-9 PM  Wildlife and Woodlands, learn about wildlife and your woodlands with a focus on wildlife habitat requirements and enhancing habitat for game and non-game wildlife.

An optional fifth session maybe offered by the local Extension center. To participate in this course contact one of the following Extension offices.

Anson - https://anson.ces.ncsu.edu
Cherokee - https://cherokee.ces.ncsu.edu/
Clay - https://clay.ces.ncsu.edu/
Cleveland - https://cleveland.ces.ncsu.edu/
Cumberland - https://cumberland.ces.ncsu.edu/
Franklin - https://franklin.ces.ncsu.edu/
Harnett - https://harnett.ces.ncsu.edu/
Lee - https://lee.ces.ncsu.edu/
Mitchell - https://mitchell.ces.ncsu.edu/
Moore - https://moore.ces.ncsu.edu/
Pender - https://pender.ces.ncsu.edu/
Pitt - https://pitt.ces.ncsu.edu/
Rockingham - https://rockingham.ces.ncsu.edu/
Scotland - https://scotland.ces.ncsu.edu/
Wake - https://wake.ces.ncsu.edu/
Wilson - https://wilson.ces.ncsu.edu/
Feb 28 Thu
45 Government Complex Rd. #A, Whiteville, NC 28472 45 Government Complex Rd. #A, Whiteville, NC 28472 Columbus County Center 1 month away
Description: Class Dates:  March 4th, 5th , & March 11th, 2019 
Time:  3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 


Exam March 12th, 2019 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Registration is limited to 35. The first 35 paid applicants will be assured a place in the class. Registration Fee of $130.00 check, payable to County of Columbus, may be mailed or delivered to N.C. Cooperative Extension, Columbus County Center, 45 Government Complex Rd. #A, Whiteville, NC 28472.  An enrollment form must be returned with the registration fee by Monday, February, 18 , 2019. After this date, registration will be closed. The fee covers textbook, test answer sheet, handouts, and refreshments.

Where:  N.C. Cooperative Extension, Columbus County Center, 45 Government Complex Rd. #A, Whiteville, NC 28472

For additional information contact, Meleah Collier Evers at, N.C. Cooperative Extension, Columbus County Center, 910-641-3996, meleah_collier@ncsu.edu.  


For accommodations for persons with disabilities, contact Meleah Collier Evers at 910-641-3996, no later than 10 days prior to workshop date.
Mar 4 Mon