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Pruning Workshop March 30, 2019

The Watauga office of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension is hosting an ornamental pruning workshop from 10 a.m. to …

Radon Test Kit Instructions

Free Radon Test Kits Available

The N.C. Cooperative Extension of Watauga County has a limited number of radon test kits available free of charge. …

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Pizza Adventure Week 2019

Updated: Pizza Adventure Week is now full. The N.C. Cooperative Extension, Watauga County Center will offer a Pizza Adventure Week: Local …

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

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Baseball Field Layout and Construction

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A Disaster Kit for Staying at Home

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