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4-H National Youth
Science Day

Our annual NYSD experiment has been released and we are ready to train YOU! Click to learn more about when you can join us for "Drone Discovery" training so you can be ready to lead the experiment with your youth!

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4-H National Youth
Science Day

Our annual NYSD experiment has been released and we are ready to train YOU! Click to learn more about when you can join us for "Drone Discovery" training so you can be ready to lead the experiment with your youth!

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2016 Sustainable
Living Series now open!

The Mecklenburg Cooperative Extension Sustainable Living Series is designed for citizens who desire to increase knowledge of food literacy, gardening and cooking skills through experiential learning. The integrated program is a collaboration of Mecklenburg Family and Consumer Sciences, Horticulture, Mecklenburg Extension Master Gardeners and volunteers to provide citizens with education to incorporate sustainable practices into their lifestyle. From gardening to canning, the Sustainable Living Series connects families with nature, nutrition and sustainability in a practical and fun way!

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S A I L O R SC L U B

2016 Sustainable
Living Series now open!

The Mecklenburg Cooperative Extension Sustainable Living Series is designed for citizens who desire to increase knowledge of food literacy, gardening and cooking skills through experiential learning. The integrated program is a collaboration of Mecklenburg Family and Consumer Sciences, Horticulture, Mecklenburg Extension Master Gardeners and volunteers to provide citizens with education to incorporate sustainable practices into their lifestyle. From gardening to canning, the Sustainable Living Series connects families with nature, nutrition and sustainability in a practical and fun way!

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2016 Extension
Volunteer Appreciation Event

Please save the date, Thursday, October 20th, 2016 for our second annual Extension Volunteer Appreciation event. Details and official save the dates will be released closer to the event. We are excited to recognize our invaluable volunteers for another year of successful Extension outreach. We can't wait to see you there!

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Weekend Project:
Pickling

By Leah Hughes, Charlotte Home & Garden Magazine This time of year, backyard gardens are pumping out produce. And it's hard to resist leaving the farmers market without bagfuls of fresh fruits and vegetables. Pickling is a great way to make use of summertime staples and extend their stay in the kitchen. "If I were working with someone who wanted to get into canning, I would recommend pickling," says Kristin Davis, an extension agent with Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension. Davis's role focuses on local foods. Read more

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National Youth Science Day 2016

Youth to Explore Drones in World’s Largest Youth-Led Engineering Design Challenge WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 18, 2016) — Drones are revolutionizing the way we work and play, whether you are a filmmaker looking for MORE »

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National Youth Science Day 2016

It’s that time of year again! 4-H National Youth Science Day – Drone Discovery Description: What is NYSD? 4‑H National Youth Science Day (NYSD) is the world’s largest youth-led science experiment. Every year MORE »

Ask an Expert: Answers and Solutions

Mecklenburg County residents now have the expertise of all of the nation’s land-grant universities at their fingertips, thanks to a web tool offered by the NC Cooperative Extension. With this Extension resource, called MORE »

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Sustainable Summer: Going Local with 4-H

Go Local with 4-H Summer Trip Flyer (full) REGISTER NOW! SPACE IS LIMITED. Registration is through eParks. If you have an existing account you will simply need to log in and add the events MORE »

Cooking for Health: Starting with the Basics

It is no secret that America’s passion for food is ever-increasing. With the creation of television networks and culinary celebrities, Americans have more access to culinary expertise than ever before. Various reports cite Americans MORE »

Mecklenburg County 4-H Summer Fun Trainings

2016 4-H Summer Fun Training Details  *Please plan to register for both sessions as this is a two part training. For $10 total these two sessions will provide a wealth of activities and MORE »

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Nursery Weed Management Field DayWed Sep 7, 2016
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Hawksridge Farms 4243 S. NC 127 Hwy, Hickory, NC
— 1 week away
Landscape Design for Beautiful Low Impact YardsWed Sep 14, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Where:
Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension, 1418 Armory Dr, Charlotte, NC 28204, United States
— 2 weeks away
Plant Propagation – from Seeds to CuttingsWed Sep 28, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Where:
Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension, 1418 Armory Dr, Charlotte, NC 28204, United States
— 4 weeks away
4-H NYSD 2016- Drone DiscoveryWed Oct 5, 2016
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Sugaw Creek Public Library
— 1 month away
NYSD 2016-Drone DiscoveryThu Oct 6, 2016
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Where:
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library - Beatties Ford Road Regional, 2412 Beatties Ford Rd, Charlotte, NC 28216, USA
— 1 month away
Hands-on Pumpkin Carving and Decorating Wed Oct 12, 2016
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM Where:
Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension, 1418 Armory Dr, Charlotte, NC 28204, United States
— 1 month away
Project Learning Tree K-8 Professional Development WorkshopMon Oct 31, 2016
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
The John Crosland School, 5146 Parkway Plaza Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28217, USA
— 2 months away
Bringing Nature Inside for the HolidaysWed Nov 9, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Where:
Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension, 1418 Armory Dr, Charlotte, NC 28204, United States
— 2 months away
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