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Johnston County Center [ProNR] Emergency Planning Webinar Thu Apr 30, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension www.forestrywebinars.net
— 4 days away

What will you learn?
Severe weather events are becoming more and more common and the costs of clean-up and service disruption can be substantial. The purpose of emergency planning is to mitigate, respond, and recover from an emergency or natural disaster in a timely manner. Incorporating tree inventories, risk assessments, and remedial and routine tree maintenance as part of your emergency management plan can help in withstanding the impacts of changes to the urban forest. How do you get organized?

Speaker: Connie Head, Consulting Urban Forester, Technical Forestry Services

Applying for continuing education credits from SAF, ISA and APA (1 hour).

Pre-registration is not required. To learn more, please visit: http://ncsu-feop.org/UFW/index

Johnston County Center Extension Gardener: Insect in the Garden Thu Apr 30, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Johnston County Extension Services, 2736 North Carolina 210, Smithfield, NC 27577, United States
— 5 days away

Entomology = the study of insects. There are millions of insect species in this big world, but only a handful of them are pests. There are many beneficial insect as well. It's important to know how to tell the two apart and when it's important to treat for insect pests. In this class we will learn different families of insects, which ones are pests and which ones are beneficial.

After the presentation there will be some insects on display for you to test your skills on identifying which are the pests and which are beneficial insects.

The cost for this class is $5.00. Please preregister by calling 919 989-5380, sending and email to snbanks@ncsu.edu, or stop by the office at 2736 NC Highway 210, Smithfield, NC 27577. To pay for the class stop by the office or mail a check payable to Johnston County Agriculture Center.

Johnston County Center All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Beneficial Garden Helpers Fri May 1, 2015 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension https://learn.extension.org/events/1854#.VTpnQGbHeNu
— 5 days away

Learn about the helpful insects in your garden and landscape in this webinar presented by Dr. Kris Braman from the University of Georgia. Dr. Braman will explain how to encourage the predators and parasitoids in your backyard. Moderated by Mallory Kelley and Ellen Huckabay, Regional Extension Agents, Alabama Cooperative Extension System. Click here to login as a guest and participate in the live event. Note: on May 1, the link to the live webinar opens about 15 minutes before the webinar. If you try to log in earlier, you will get an error message.

Johnston County Center Love Your Money Wed May 6, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Public Library of Johnston County & Smithfield, 305 East Market Street, Smithfield, NC 27577, United States
— 1 week away

Led by Jayne McBurney of Johnston Cooperative Extension, this five-part workshop will help you learn to budget, pay down debt, understand credit, and plan for the future. The series begins on Wednesday, May 6th, and meets weekly, concluding on Wednesday, June 3rd. Each class is from 12 noon - 1:00 pm. in the Board Room at the Public Library of Johnston County and Smithfield. The library is located at 305 East Market Street, on the corner of Market and Third Streets in downtown Smithfield. Register for this free class by calling the Extension Office at 919-989-5380. Bring your lunch and LEARN!

Johnston County Center Love Your Money Wed May 13, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Public Library of Johnston County & Smithfield, 305 East Market Street, Smithfield, NC 27577, United States
— 2 weeks away

Led by Jayne McBurney of Johnston Cooperative Extension, this five-part workshop will help you learn to budget, pay down debt, understand credit, and plan for the future. The series begins on Wednesday, May 6th, and meets weekly, concluding on Wednesday, June 3rd. Each class is from 12 noon - 1:00 pm. in the Board Room at the Public Library of Johnston County and Smithfield. The library is located at 305 East Market Street, on the corner of Market and Third Streets in downtown Smithfield. Register for this free class by calling the Extension Office at 919-989-5380. Bring your lunch and LEARN!

Johnston County Center Homebuyer Workshop Thu May 14, 2015 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM — 3 weeks away

What you need to know before you consider making a home purchase! Participants will gain knowledge and skills in money management and financial planning to help make SMART goals and good decisions. Strategies for saving and extending income will be discussed, and realistic expectations of a home purchase determined. The class begins at 4:00 pm and ends by 7:00 pm. and is taught at Johnston County Cooperative Extension Service. Call the Extension Office at 919-989-5380 to register.

Johnston County Center Love Your Money Wed May 20, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Public Library of Johnston County & Smithfield, 305 East Market Street, Smithfield, NC 27577, United States
— 3 weeks away

Led by Jayne McBurney of Johnston Cooperative Extension, this five-part workshop will help you learn to budget, pay down debt, understand credit, and plan for the future. The series begins on Wednesday, May 6th, and meets weekly, concluding on Wednesday, June 3rd. Each class is from 12 noon - 1:00 pm. in the Board Room at the Public Library of Johnston County and Smithfield. The library is located at 305 East Market Street, on the corner of Market and Third Streets in downtown Smithfield. Register for this free class by calling the Extension Office at 919-989-5380. Bring your lunch and LEARN!

Johnston County Center Love Your Money Wed May 27, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Public Library of Johnston County & Smithfield, 305 East Market Street, Smithfield, NC 27577, United States
— 1 month away

Led by Jayne McBurney of Johnston Cooperative Extension, this five-part workshop will help you learn to budget, pay down debt, understand credit, and plan for the future. The series begins on Wednesday, May 6th, and meets weekly, concluding on Wednesday, June 3rd. Each class is from 12 noon - 1:00 pm. in the Board Room at the Public Library of Johnston County and Smithfield. The library is located at 305 East Market Street, on the corner of Market and Third Streets in downtown Smithfield. Register for this free class by calling the Extension Office at 919-989-5380. Bring your lunch and LEARN!

Johnston County Center Love Your Money Wed Jun 3, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Public Library of Johnston County & Smithfield, 305 East Market Street, Smithfield, NC 27577, United States
— 1 month away

Led by Jayne McBurney of Johnston Cooperative Extension, this five-part workshop will help you learn to budget, pay down debt, understand credit, and plan for the future. The series begins on Wednesday, May 6th, and meets weekly, concluding on Wednesday, June 3rd. Each class is from 12 noon - 1:00 pm. in the Board Room at the Public Library of Johnston County and Smithfield. The library is located at 305 East Market Street, on the corner of Market and Third Streets in downtown Smithfield. Register for this free class by calling the Extension Office at 919-989-5380. Bring your lunch and LEARN!

Johnston County Center NC Safe Plates Tue Jun 16, 2015 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Lab/Kitchen
— 2 months away

The Johnston County Center of the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service in cooperation with the Johnston County Environmental Health Dept. will offer NC Safe Plates - Food Safety Manager Certification Course. This comprehensive course is appropriate for food service managers and supervisory staff in restaurants, hospitals, nursing homes, childcare facilities and other food-handling establishments.

The course will be held on Jan 27, 28 & 29th from 8am - 12 noon each day. The exam will be given on Monday, Feb 2nd after a review. The registration deadline is Jan 23rd, 2015.

In order to register please call 919-989-5380.

Registration fee $110.00

Registration form http://johnston.ces.ncsu.edu/ncsafeplates/

Johnston County Center NC Safe Plates Tue Jun 16, 2015 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM — 2 months away

The Johnston County Center of the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service in cooperation with the Johnston County Environmental Health Dept. will offer NC Safe Plates - Food Safety Manager Certification Course. This comprehensive course is appropriate for food service managers and supervisory staff in restaurants, hospitals, nursing homes, childcare facilities and other food-handling establishments.

The course will be held on Jan 27, 28 & 29th from 8am - 12 noon each day. The exam will be given on Monday, Feb 2nd after a review. The registration deadline is Jan 23rd, 2015.

In order to register please call 919-989-5380.

Registration fee $110.00

Registration form http://johnston.ces.ncsu.edu/ncsafeplates/

Johnston County Center NC Safe Plates Wed Jun 17, 2015 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM — 2 months away

The Johnston County Center of the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service in cooperation with the Johnston County Environmental Health Dept. will offer NC Safe Plates - Food Safety Manager Certification Course. This comprehensive course is appropriate for food service managers and supervisory staff in restaurants, hospitals, nursing homes, childcare facilities and other food-handling establishments.

The course will be held on Jan 27, 28 & 29th from 8am - 12 noon each day. The exam will be given on Monday, Feb 2nd after a review. The registration deadline is Jan 23rd, 2015.

In order to register please call 919-989-5380.

Registration fee $110.00

Registration form http://johnston.ces.ncsu.edu/ncsafeplates/

Johnston County Center NC Safe Plates Thu Jun 18, 2015 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM — 2 months away

The Johnston County Center of the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service in cooperation with the Johnston County Environmental Health Dept. will offer NC Safe Plates - Food Safety Manager Certification Course. This comprehensive course is appropriate for food service managers and supervisory staff in restaurants, hospitals, nursing homes, childcare facilities and other food-handling establishments.

The course will be held on Jan 27, 28 & 29th from 8am - 12 noon each day. The exam will be given on Monday, Feb 2nd after a review. The registration deadline is Jan 23rd, 2015.

In order to register please call 919-989-5380.

Registration fee $110.00

Registration form http://johnston.ces.ncsu.edu/ncsafeplates/

Johnston County Center NC Safe Plates - Exam Mon Jun 22, 2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM — 2 months away
Johnston County Center NC Safe Plates - Exam Mon Jun 22, 2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM — 2 months away
Johnston County Center Homebuyer Workshop Tue Jun 23, 2015 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM — 2 months away
Johnston County Center PLT K-8 Workshop Sat Aug 29, 2015 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Agape Center for EE, 1369 Tyler Dewar Lane, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
— 4 months away

August 29, 2015

PLT K-8 Workshop
9am - 3:30pm
Agape Center for Environmental Education
Fuquay-Varina, NC

TO REGISTER: Mir Youngquist-Thurow ACEed@agapekurebeach.org 919-552-9421 x 210
Registration Deadline: August 24, 2015

The workshop will focus on the PLT K-8 Guide. There is no charge for this workshop or the materials. Please bring a bag lunch and dress appropriately to be outside.

Project Learning Tree (PLT) is an interdisciplinary environmental education program designed for educators of ANY background. The hands-on activities facilitate the exploration of topics including communication, economics, energy and fuels, geology, government, history, recycling, transportation, watersheds, wildlife, and much more! Participants will learn about the materials through direct engagement in the PLT activities throughout the workshop.

Differentiated instruction? Technology connections? Literature links? STEM? The PLT activity guide covers it all!!! The PreK-8 guide is correlated to the Common Core (math and ELA) as well as to the NC Essential Standards (science and social studies). CEU renewal credits are available. This workshop qualifies for Criteria I in the EE Certification Program. Registered Foresters can earn 3.0 CFEs in Criteria I and 3.0 CFEs in Criteria II by participating in this workshop.

There is no charge for the workshop or materials, however, pre-registration is required. Please make a personal commitment to attend to ensure there are enough materials and space for everyone. If you must cancel, please do so in a timely manner so someone else may take your place in the workshop.

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