TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY CENTER
FEBRUARY UPDATE


Extension Master Gardener Volunteers February educational program:
"Wildflowers of DuPont State Forest"
Rosemarie Knoll, author of two books about wildflowers in our area will present on
Tuesday, February 12th at 10:00 a.m. in the 
Rogow Room of Transylvania County Library

 





Transylvania Cattlemen's Association Annual Dinner and Meeting

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 6:00 P.M. 
Transylvania County Library Rogow Room

Dinner is free to all members.  New members are welcome!  $20 for an individual and $30 for a family.

To register: (828) 884-3109

  Transylvania Natural Resource Council presents "The Economic and Environmental Impact of the Outdoor Recreation Industry in   Transylvania County".

Friday February 8th at 9:00am
Transylvania Election Center- 150 S. Gaston St. in Brevard.  

Free and open to the public!
Call 884-3109 for more information

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W.N.C Small Ruminant Workshop

Saturday, March 30, 2019  
W.N.C. Regional Livestock Center
Canton, NC 

For further information, contact acbradl2@ncsu.edu or call (828) 884-3109

2019 Winter Vegetable School


Event Date:  February 20th and 21st, 2019
Time:  9:30 am Wednesday through lunch on Thursday
Location:  Crowne Plaza Resort, Asheville, NC
Cost:  $40 per person with pre-registration prior to February 7th. Registration at the door is $50

Registration required:  To register: http://www.ncagr.gov/markets/commodit/horticul/tomatoes/
 

Find out about the great opportunities for youth in  Transylvania County
International Cooking Club making quiche and crepes
Understanding Pesticides and Pesticide Safety
This class is designed to provide landscape employers and/or their designated trainers some of the necessary skills to train new employees in the essential areas of pesticide safety. 


Protect your Farmland!
Becoming part of a Voluntary Ag District can provide you with a variety of benefits including protection from from nuisance complaints and making the local community aware of what happens on farmland. 

This program is voluntary and free! Click here for more information to see if you qualify. Call us at 884-3109 for more information. 


What's Bugging YOUR Forest? 
If you have hemlocks on your property that are close to a stream or lake, then you probably qualify for financial assistance to get them treated! Hemlocks play a very important role in our ecosystem and when you take care of them, you're taking care of everyone. 

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North Carolina State University and North Carolina A&T State University commit themselves to positive action to secure equal opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, a ge, disability, or veteran's status. In addition, the two Universities welcome all persons without regard to sexual orientation.  North Carolina State University, North Carolina A&T State University, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and local governments cooperating.
Persons with disabilities and persons with limited English proficiency may request accommodations to participate by contacting Transylvania County Extension Director, Bart Renner, at (828) 884-3109 or  bmrenner@ncsu.edu or in person at the County Extension Office at least 14 days prior to the event.