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Master Composters

Our mission is to promote wise and sustainable management of natural resources through responsible stewardship at the local level, working in partnership with individuals, neighborhoods, schools and community organizations.

Website: http://www.wipeoutwaste.com
Location: Mecklenburg County, NC
Members: 12
Latest Activity: Jun 1

Welcome Master Composters!

We hope you will use the Discussion Forum on this group page to share ideas, ask for help, find a project to help with, keep in touch with others or get inspired!

Please share documents, presentations, signage, photos you may have so that we can all use them to help share the word about Composting!


Master Composters may download the following power point presentation
Composting Presentation.ppt

Discussion Forum

Composting in a garbage bag 2 Replies

Started by Marianne Barrowman. Last reply by Marianne Barrowman Jun 23, 2009.

Worm bins 1 Reply

Started by Marianne Barrowman. Last reply by Carol Buie-Jackson Jun 3, 2009.

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Comment by Marianne Barrowman on June 2, 2009 at 9:57am
Thanks to the Matthews Panera Bread and Dilworth Coffee for their support. Panera is my favorite spot for a quick bite.
 

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SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS FOR THEIR SUPPORT! MATTHEWS PANERAS 1904 Matthews Township Pkwy 704 846 4003
David Lutton
General Manager


MATTHEWS DILWORTH COFFEE
110 Matthews Station
704 321 1544
Elgin Kenna
General Manager

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Items of Interest

In response to the increasing interest in native plants and the environment, the UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens has partnered with the NC Native Plant Society and the Habitat and Wildlife Keepers to offer a series of in-depth courses combining lecture and hands-on learning, leading to a Certificate in Native Plant Studies.

What can be gained from pursuing the Certificate?

* A solid foundation of knowledge and appreciation of the Piedmont flora and its ecology – for personal or professional benefit.
* Training in identification, plant selection, planning and maintenance of gardens and landscapes that primarily utilize native plants, and other specialized skills (depending on electives chosen).

Who should pursue a Certificate?
* Home gardeners
* Naturalists
* Habitat stewards
* Landscapers & land developers
* Environmentalists, conservationists
* Environmental educators

Click here for more information

NC NATIVE PLANT LISTS--Downloadable
Mecklenburg County created an extensive list of native plants, their soil and light requirements and what they provide for wildlife. Feel free to download these files to your computer
Native Tree List.xls

Native Flower List.xls

Native Shrub List.xls

Native Grass List.xls


Invasive Plants of North Carolina

Meck County Invasive list and native alternatives.doc

ATTRACTING BATS!!!

Downloadable guidelines on how to attract bats and where to put your bat house from Bat Conservation International

batsattracting.pdf

bathousecriteria.pdf


Wildlife Action Plan

Implementing the NC Wildlife Action Plan.doc

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