Our society’s foundation is the family. North Carolina Cooperative Extension provides families with research-based answers to day-to-day challenges. Extension educators are ready with answers on controlling household insects, protecting well-water, managing family budgets, helping families improve their eating habits, and dealing with the issues related to early childhood, parenting and aging. Visit our Families portal to access our web-based resources and learn more about our programs.
EPA’s guide Indoor Air Pollution: An Introduction for Health Professionals provides excellent information on indoor air quality for both practitioners and consumers. Of particular use is the Quick Diagnostic Reference which lists signs MORE »– from Home Energy Conservation
The Home Energy Management Program is pleased to provide our monthly e-newsletter to our program participants and beyond. The Energy Efficiency Advisor provides the latest events, news, resources and tools that will keep you on the MORE »– from Home Energy Conservation
13th Annual Design Institute: The Whole Child in Nature Register Here Designing and programming children’s outdoor environments for play, learning, and well-being. Join us and see how naturalized outdoor environments offer children opportunities to MORE »– from Gardening
FEMA has the following recommendations to help you avoid power outages by conserving energy in your home: “To conserve power and help to avoid a power outage, follow these power industry recommendations: Set MORE »– from Home Energy Conservation
Saturday, Sept 26 5:30-8pm North Carolina Botanical Garden Chapel Hill, NC Showcasing Wonder Connection Formerly called Healing and Hope Through Science, the program brings natural science activities to pediatric patients at UNC and Duke MORE »– from Therapeutic Horticulture
Ever wonder if landscaping can help with energy efficiency? Well, evidence shows that it can. Proper selection and design of landscaping can help reduce energy use, conserve water, lower maintenance, and reduce noise. MORE »– from Home Energy Conservation