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ECA Scholarship Opportunity

Lincoln County Extension and Community Association, Inc. – ECA – is offering a $1,000 scholarship to High School seniors …

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George Stoudemire Scholarship 2020

The Lincoln County office of N.C. Cooperative Extension is accepting applications for the George A. Stoudemire scholarship. The Stoudemire gives preference to students planning to …

The Myths of Tree Topping

Dear Agent Trowel, I hear that the city of Charlotte once fined one of their businesses $10,000.00 for “topping” eight …

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General Pruning Techniques

This third in a series on pruning offers general tips on pruning most landscape plants.

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Coastal Hazards and Tourism: Exploring Outer Banks Visitors’ Responses to Storm-Related Impacts

This publication discusses the impacts of coastal hazards on the tourism industry of North Carolina's …

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Communities Thrive on Trees

This brochure describes the economic, environmental and health benefits that urban trees provide to a …

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Tools to Make the Cut

This second in a series on pruning offers tips on selecting the right tool for …

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Before the Cut

This first of four publications in the Pruning Trees & Shrubs series introduces basic pruning …

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Who Is Responsible for the Trees? A Citizen Guide to Trees in the Community

This publication provides guidance on who is responsible for the maintenance and care of public …

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Asparagus

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

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Maximizing the Durability of Athletic Fields

Durable athletic fields begin with sound construction and careful planning. Good management practices can increase …

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