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Spotted Lanternfly 

Be on the lookout! An established population of spotted lanternflies was detected in Carrol Co. Virginia, just north of …

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Fall Family Fun Virtual Fair

The year 2020 has been full of disappointment for many. Most recently it was announced that even the North …

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The Majestic OBX Live Oaks 

The Majestic OBX Live Oaks Quercus virginiana, Quercus geminate The Outer Banks of North Carolina are home to perhaps the most …

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Extension FAQs

What is that bug in my garden? Do I really have to use margarine in that recipe or is …

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What the Heck Is That?!?!

Popping up around Currituck County and other parts of North Carolina, this invasive pest can cause a real eyesore. …

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Impacts - October 2017

Learn how Currituck Extension put your investment to work and made positive impacts in our community in October of …

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All Bugs Good and Bad

Are you bothered by ants or roaches? Do you want to know more about bees, wasps and hornets? Join us …

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Rain Gardens

Backyard rain gardens are a fun and inexpensive way to improve water quality and enhance the beauty of your …

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Currituck Extension E-News

Don’t miss any of the upcoming events or latest information Currituck County Cooperative Extension has to offer. The twice …

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Monarch Butterflies

Monarch Butterflies The N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck Center is sponsoring an educational presentation on Butterfly Gardening. The program is …

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Common Disease Pests of Maple in North Carolina

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