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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Phone: 757-890-4940   TDD: 757-890-3621 

Virginia Cooperative Extension


P.O. Box 532
100 County Drive
Yorktown, VA 23690
Phone: 757-890-4940
TDD: 757-890-3621
Office Hours:     
8:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. M-F

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Virginia Cooperative Extension provides educational programs conducted in workplaces, schools, and communities of Virginians.  Research based information from Virginia Tech and Virginia State University is used by Extension Agents and their volunteers to teach people innovative ways to solve problems.

Virginia Cooperative Extension responds to the needs of individuals, families, groups and organizations with educational programs in the three broad areas: ANR, FCS, & 4-H. The York/Poquoson Office accomplishes this through newsletters, clinics, workshops, and outreach by community volunteers.


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Junior 4-H Summer Camp 2017 will be held July 31-August 4. 
Camp is FULL!  If you would like to be added to the waitlist, visit the Junior 4-H Camp Page.

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Sign up NOW for one of our FREE Pruning Clinics!
Call 757-890-4940 to register!
Saturday, February 11th, 10am-Noon - Grafton True Value (4914 Geo. Wash. Mem. Hwy., Yorktown)
Saturday, February 18th, 10am-Noon - Taylor's Do It Center (475 Wythe Creek Rd., Poquoson)
Saturday, February 25th, 10am-Noon - Ken Matthews Garden Center (4921 Geo. Wash. Mem. Hwy., Yorktown)
Saturday, March 11th, 10am-Noon - Peninsula Hardwood Mulch - (715 Lakeside Drive, Yorktown)
The following Clinic will be an indoor/outdoor hands-on clinic
Sunday, February 26th, 2pm-4pm - York/Poquoson Extension Office (100 County Drive, Yorktown)

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Registrations now being accepted for the 2017 Horticultural Extravaganza!
This event will be held March 4, 2017 from 8:00am to 2:30pm at Poquoson High School, 51 Odd Road, Poquoson. 
Registration deadline is February 17th.
For more information and the Registration form click here

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Register now to participate in 4-H District Contests
Open to you ages 9-18.  Share your skills at presentation, public speaking, talent, art, or fashion.
Contests will be held on March 18th, 2017.  Registrations are due March 1st.

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Master Gardener Volunteers can answer your Horticultural and Environmental questions year round. 

Visit the VCE Master Gardener Help Desk page for more information.

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York County Community Garden applications for 2017 are now being accepted for Returning gardeners ONLY and must be submitted by January 31st.  Applications for new gardeners will begin on March 1st.

York County Community Garden Rules

If you would like more information on the garden, email or call 757-890-4940.

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Sally Brooks, Extension 4-H AgentSally Brooks, is the Extension 4-H Agent for York County, the City of Poquoson, and James City County and serves as the Unit Coordinator for the York/Poquoson VCE office. In her role as Unit Coordinator, she oversees the office’s financial accounts and budgets, program directives, and office procedures and supervises office staff. In her role as Extension 4-H Agent, her responsibilities include developing and delivering research-based youth programs focused on leadership, citizenship, healthy living, environmental education, and science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). She is also responsible for recruiting, training, and supporting volunteers to help deliver 4-H programs.

Sally holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the College of Idaho, and a Master of Science degree in Marine Science from the College of William and Mary, Virginia Institute of Marine Science. She has worked in community-based youth education programs since 2009 and served as a 4-H Agent since 2011.  She has been with the York/Poquoson Extension office since 2014.

Call me at 757-890-4940 or 

Megan Tierney, VCE Agriculture and Natural Resources AgentMegan Tierney, Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent specializing in Environmental Horticulture, provides research based educational information to the public in York County and the City of Poquoson through multiple avenues including programs, outreach, volunteers, events, and customer service.  She manages the York/Poquoson VCE Master Gardeners, serves as the advisor to the Peninsula Chapter of the Virginia Master Naturalists, and advises the Coordinators of the Hampton and Newport News Master Gardeners as a Faculty Member of Virginia Tech.

Megan received her Masters of Science in Management with a concentration in Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness from Troy University and received her Bachelors of Science in Biology with a concentration in Ornamental Horticulture from Christopher Newport University.  She is a Virginia Certified Horticulturist, has a Category 10 Pesticide Educators License and is certified in ICS: 100, 200, 300, 400, 700 and 800.  She is a Member of the National Association for County Agriculture Agents, Virginia Association of Agricultural Extension Agents, Hampton Roads Alliance for Environmental Education, Virginia Nursery and Landscape Association, a Board member and Advisor to the Peninsula Chapter of the Virginia Master Naturalists, a board member with the Mid-Atlantic Horticulture Short Course and the advisor to the Peninsula VCE Master Gardener Training Committee.

Call me at 757-890-4940 or