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Save the Date for Our 2020 Spring Ag Fest!

Spring Ag Fest Celebrating Chatham County Agriculture, Forestry, and Natural Resources Saturday, March 28, 2020 10 a.m.–4 p.m. This is a FREE Event! Chatham …

Late September: I love this time of year when the native grasses bloom: muhly grass, splitbeard bluestem, wild ageratum, and green-headed coneflower.

Final Pollinator Garden Tours of 2019!

The month of October presents two opportunities to learn about creating pollinator habitat! Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will …

Leafcutter bee on stoke's aster.

Two Pollinator Garden Tours in July!

The month of July presents two opportunities to learn about creating pollinator habitat! Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will …

Late May in the pollinator garden.

Three Pollinator Garden Tours in June!

The month of June presents three opportunities to learn about creating pollinator habitat! Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will …

Monarch caterpillar on butterfly milkweed.

Pollinator Garden Tour Thursday May 23!

Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will be giving a tour of N.C. Cooperative Extension’s Pollinator Paradise Demonstration Garden at Chatham …

Cover photo for Save the Date for Our 2019 Spring Ag Fest!

Save the Date for Our 2019 Spring Ag Fest!

SAVE THE DATE Spring Ag Fest Celebrating Chatham County Agriculture, Forestry, and Natural Resources Saturday, March 30, 2019 10 a.m.–2 p.m. This is a …

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