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  • Registration Now Open for Bee, Native Plants Virtual Education Classes

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    February 15, 2021
    Better Living Series
    Registration Now Open for Bee, Native Plants Virtual Education Classes
     
    FAYETTEVILLE – The Cumberland County Cooperative Extension Office is hosting two virtual programs for bee enthusiasts and plant lovers as part of their Better Living Series.
     
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    Bees are amazing creatures. Learn how to keep these essential workers healthy, discover some of the usefulness and benefits of their products and engage in creating a lotion bar to combat the dry, cold air. A list of materials needed to make the lotion bar will be provided to those that register.
     
    When: Feb. 23 from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
    Where: Virtually via Zoom
     
    The class is free, but registration is required. Register with Eventbrite or by contacting Susan Johnson at susan_johnson@ncsu.edu or 910-321-6405. Before the event, participants will receive an email with the Zoom link and information on how to access the workshop.
     
    Registration ends Feb. 18 at 5 p.m.
     
    Native Plants Class
     
    Native plants have a substantial ecological impact on our environment, while also benefiting birds and pollinators.
     
    Join Charlotte Glen, N.C. State Master Gardener program state coordinator, as she leads a workshop on how to successfully use native plants in your landscape.
     
    When: March 2 from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
    Where: Virtually via Zoom
     
    The class is free, but registration is required. Register with Eventbrite or by contacting Susan Johnson at susan_johnson@ncsu.edu or 910-321-6405. Before the event, participants will receive an email with the Zoom link and information on how to access the workshop.
     
    Registration ends Feb. 25 at 5 p.m.
     
    Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made 10 days before the event to Lisa Childers at lisa_childers@ncsu.edu or 910-321-6880.

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    Lisa Childers, Cooperative Extension Director
    (910) 321-6860