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Project Learning
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Project Learning Tree ® (PLT) is an award winning, multi-disciplinary environmental education program for educators and students in PreK-grade 12. PLT is a program of the American Forest Foundation. It is one of the most widely used environmental education programs in the United States and abroad, and continues to set the standard for environmental education excellence. In North Carolina, PLT is sponsored by NC Cooperative Extension Service, the NC Forestry Association, and the NC Forest Service. Learn more about this exceptional youth program.

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Project Learning
Tree

Project Learning Tree ® (PLT) is an award winning, multi-disciplinary environmental education program for educators and students in PreK-grade 12. PLT is a program of the American Forest Foundation. It is one of the most widely used environmental education programs in the United States and abroad, and continues to set the standard for environmental education excellence. In North Carolina, PLT is sponsored by NC Cooperative Extension Service, the NC Forestry Association, and the NC Forest Service. Learn more about this exceptional youth program.

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PINEMAP.org

PINEMAP integrates research, extension, and education to enable southern pine landowners to manage forests to increase carbon sequestration; increase efficiency of nitrogen and other fertilizer inputs; and adapt forest management approaches to increase forest resilience and sustainability under variable climates. The goal of the PINEMAP extension team is to disseminate emerging knowledge, practices, and PINEMAP decision support tools to enable corporate and non-corporate landowners to increase forest carbon sequestration, nitrogen fertilizer efficiency, and forest resilience under changing climate. North Carolina State University faculty are active members of PINEMAP. Visit PINEMAP's website and like PINEMAP on Facebook.

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The forest sector has
a $23.47 billion dollar economic impact in 2012

The forest sector is a major contributor to North Carolina’s economic well being. Including direct, indirect, and induced impacts, the forest sector in 2012 had a total economic impact of $23.47 billion in industry output and supported more than 122,000 jobs with a payroll of $6.08 billion.  It contributed $9.21 billion dollars to the state’s gross domestic product. Learn more about the economic impact the forest sector has in North Carolina

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Senate passes short-term tax extenders package

On Dec. 16, the U.S. Senate passed a short-term tax extenders package that aims to retroactively extend several tax incentives that expired at the end of 2013 and throughout this year through the …

– from the   Biomass Blog blog

Biomass Feedstock Survey – Producer Participation Wanted

Biomass Feedstock Survey – Producer Participation Wanted The Mississippi State University Department of Agricultural Economics is reaching out to agricultural producers in the Southeast region and asking them to participate in an on-line …

– from the   Biomass Blog blog

Fall wildfire season is here

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FRIDAY, OCT. 24, 2014 CONTACT: Brian R. Haines, public information officer N.C. Forest Service 919-857-4828 Fall wildfire season is here; be careful when burning yard debris RALEIGH – The N.C. MORE »

Coming soon to a tree near you! (Maybe.)

Coming soon to a tree near you! (Maybe.) September 10, 2014 NC Forest Service – Forest Health North Carolina has its fair share of invasive insects and diseases that threaten to destroy our MORE »

Prescribed Fire Field Day for Landowners

Registration is now open! To register online click HERE. North Carolina State University Extension Forestry, North Carolina Forest Service, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, North Carolina Prescribed Fire Council, Southeast Regional Partnership for Planning and Sustainability (SERPPAS), MORE »

Online Forest Health Maps Released

August 1, 2014 North Carolina Forest Service Contact: Robert Trickel A new web site containing forest health maps has been developed by the N.C. Forest Service. These maps show the most up-to-date locations MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Project Learning Tree K-8Mon Jan 12, 2015
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
Belmont Abbey College Sacred Heart Campus, 200 Mercy Dr, Belmont, NC 28012, United States
— 3 weeks away
Urban Forestry Webinar Series: Urban WoodThu Jan 29, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 1 month away
Working Forest Summit for NC LandownersWed Feb 11, 2015
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
Williamston, NC, USA
— 2 months away
Project Learning Tree Secondary Workshop: Forests of the WorldSat Feb 21 - Sat Feb 21, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, 11 W Jones St, Raleigh, NC 27601, United States
— 2 months away
Urban Forestry Webinar Series: Green InfrastructureThu Feb 26, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 2 months away
Register Forester Exam Prep SessionWed Mar 11, 2015
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
NCSU Campus, Raleigh, NC
— 3 months away
Forest Measurement and Valutation WorkshopWed Mar 11, 2015 @ 8:00 AM -
Thu Mar 12, 2015 @ 3:00 PM Where:
NCSU Jordan Hall Addition, Raleigh, NC
— 3 months away
Urban Forestry Webinar Series: Urban InterfaceThu Mar 26, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 3 months away
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