Avian Flu Information

If you or someone you know keeps chickens, please click on the links below for important information about avian influenza. Protect your backyard flock!

What is Avian Influenza (doc)

How can you protect your birds? (pdf)

Protect your birds from Avian Influenza (pdf)

The USDA is holding a free webinar and Twitter chat on Thursday, August 6 at 7 PM. Register at healthybirdswebinar.com

More information: http://healthybirds.aphis.usda.gov/ including a link to materials in Spanish.


Extension Gardener Seminars for August

August 11 – Cool Season Vegetables 3-4 pm North Regional Library. Please join a Durham Extension Master Gardener Volunteer for a talk on Cool Season Vegetables: what to grow, when to start from seed, what from transplants, how to figure out crop rotation and manage pests. Seminar is free but registration is required 919-560-0231

August 18 Container Gardening Around the World 3-4 pm South Regional Library. Container Gardening is a hot garden topic. Come get ideas for container gardening from around the world to use in your garden from a Durham Extension Master Gardener Volunteer. Seminar is free but registration required 919-560-7409

August 25 Eggs Over Easy 3-4 pm East Regional Library. Seminar is free but registration required 919-560-0203