News & Events
Upcoming Local Programs, News, and Events:
- Master Naturalist Training Application
- Master Naturalist Schedule
- Cherokee County Extension Blog
- Discount Six Flag Over Georgia and/or White Water tickets for Cherokee County 4-H members
- Current Cherokee County Master Gardeners Newsletters
For more information on Cherokee County agriculture programs and testing services, visit the Agriculture & Natural Resources page.
Oct 1 - Oct 2 State Forestry Field Day 4-H Event
- Athens, GA - (68.0 Miles)
Oct 1 Fall Gardening Lecture Series - Fabulous Fall Fairy Gardens Learn how to create a fall fairy garden for your yard or porch. North Fulton Master Gardener Marty Thomas will demonstrate various fairy garden projects that you can do with children using a variety of materials. The North Fulton Master Gardeners in collaboration with UGA Extension in Fulton County are continuing to provide horticultural education to the North Fulton community and beyond through FREE virtual gardening education programming. This series of four classes begins Sunday, September 11, 2022, and will be available through live Zoom webinars and Facebook Live. The classes will also be available for later viewing at https://www.youtube.com/northfultonmastergardeners.
- Virtual Event
Oct 3 - Oct 5 Livestock Welfare Assessment Skills for Law Enforcement & State Agencies The objective of this program is to provide law enforcement and state agency personnel basic training needed to make sound decisions regarding generally accepted livestock production practices. This program offers classroom and hands-on instruction on common livestock species and production practices specific to the Southeastern region. October 3-5th, 2022 J.G. Woodroof Farm Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College 402 Farm Lane, Tifton, GA
- Tifton, GA - (200.0 Miles)
Mosquito Season Ongoing Residents should be sure to prevent mosquitoes from getting inside as temperatures cool and we open windows again.
Joro Watch Initiative According to a team of University of Georgia experts collecting data about the spiders through the newly formed Joro Watch initiative, it’s best to put down the stick (for now) and pick up a camera.
NIH Funds TBI Research Two faculty members in UGA’s Regenerative Bioscience Center, Steven Stice and Franklin West, have been awarded multiple grants from the National Institutes of Health totaling $1.1 million to study potential treatments for traumatic brain injury.