FREE Urban Agricultural Workshops!
Want to garden more sustainably?
Want to become an urban farmer?
Want to be a better environmental steward?
Date: Thursday, March 16, 2017
Time: 8am to 10am
Location: Durham Public School Hub Farm (117 Milton Rd. Durham, NC 27712)
RSVP Deadline: Friday, March 13, 2017
Topic: Pollinators & Native Species
Email email@example.com to reserve your seat or call 919-560-0558. The workshop is free and breakfast will be provided to attendees that have RSVP'd.
Durham Soil & Water Conservation District (DSWCD) to benefit the Cape Fear waterways with $100,000 grant from Duke Energy Foundation
Durham Soil & Water Conservation District, Durham NC received a $100,000 Water Resources Fund grant to continue its commitment to protecting and enhancing regional waterways and the environment. Read more about it here.
To our generous sponsors for supporting the 50th Anniversary Luncheon for Durham Soil & Water Conservation District
Bayer CropScience Durham Farm Bureau
River Works, Inc. Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.
Contests and Envirothon
Click on the link below to view upcoming contests and Envirothon information
Falls Lake Agriculture Rule, 15A NCAC 2B Rule 0280
Establishes collective nitrogen and Phosphorus reduction goals for agricultural operations in the watershed. This rule will effect anyone who engages in agricultural operations in the Falls Lake Watershed, produces crops or horticulture products (excluding trees) primarily for financial profit, engages in research activities in support of commercial production or has:
- 5 or more horses
- 20 or more cattle
- 20 or more swine not in a feedlot
- 150 or more swine in a feedlot
- 120 or more sheep
- 130 or more goats
- 650 or more turkeys
- 3,500 or more chickens
- any combination that exceeds 20,000 pounds of live weight at anytime