Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Fire ants at MOA!

Contact: Thomas Spagnol (252) 335-1453

(Elizabeth City) Join The Museum of the Albemarle on Sunday, June 7 at 2:00 pm as Agricultural Extension Agent Tom Campbell presents "The History, Present, and Future of Imported Fire Ants in the Albemarle." Mr. Campbell will offer recommendations on controlling fire ants with a period of questions and answers to follow. This is a free event and is open to the public.

Tom Campbell has been an Agricultural Extension Agent for NC Cooperative Extension in Pasquotank County for 27 years. He graduated from Duke University with a Bachelor of Science in Botany and a minor in Marine Science. Tom later graduated from NC State University with a Masters Degree of Science in Horticulture with minors in Plant Pathology and Genetics. Tom knows what fire ants will become in our future and urges everyone to learn about them and to teach others, especially the aged, disabled, and very young. Tom emphasizes that everyone should learn efficient environmentally approved methods to keep them in check.

The Museum of the Albemarle is located at 501 South Water Street, Elizabeth City, NC. (252)335-1453. Hours are Tuesday-Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Sunday, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Closed Mondays and State Holidays. Serving Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hertford, Hyde, Northampton, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties, the museum is the northeast regional history museum of the North Carolina Division of State History Museums, Department of Cultural Resources, State of North Carolina. Treasure NC Culture.

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