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Black Jewels

by Je’wel Lucas Je’wel Lucas is a 20 year old visual artist who creates art to inspire and encourage others. …

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5 Tips for Having Divisive Conversations

In our latest episode, “Mic Drop: Divisive Conversations,” Cyrus Rad talks about his program ‘Civic Conversations’ which encourages people …

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Butterfly Effect Migration

This blog post was written and submitted by two activists Lily and Kaia. They are 10 and 11 years …

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A Culture of Conversation

We believe in the power of conversation and stories. They have the power to shift perspectives and help us …

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Speaking “Truth to Power”

It can be incredibly hard to be an activist when the people above you in your organization don’t listen …

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Stormwater Wetland Design Update: Zones, Vegetation, Soil, and Outlet Guidance

These new design guidelines for stormwater wetlands focus on four design points: internal wetland zones, …

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Maintenance of Stormwater Wetlands and Wet Ponds

This publication presents maintenance guidelines for stormwater wetlands and wet ponds, two stormwater practices that …

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Permeable Pavement: Research Update and Design Implications

As the use of permeable pavement increases in North Carolina, practitioners can look to research …

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Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases

This publication will help you identify the several species of ticks found in North Carolina …

Controlling Damage in Pesticide Storage Facilities on the Farm

This publication for farmers covers the guidelines to deal with pesticide storage facilities that may …

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Creating a Crop Maze With GPS

This publication explains how to create a crop maze with GPS (global positioning system).

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How to Prune Specific Plants

This final publication in the Pruning Trees & Shrubs series gives tips for pruning specific …

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General Pruning Techniques

This third in a series on pruning offers general tips on pruning most landscape plants.