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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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forest industry worker

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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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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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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Smokey and future foresters!

2015 Arbor Day
Event

The Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at North Carolina State University invites the public to their Arbor Day Celebration on March 21, 2015. March 21, 2015 10am – 2pm State Farmers Market Raleigh, NC Events will include a tree seedling give-away, exhibits, demonstrations, and the KidZone with activities just for youth.  Sponsors include the Triangle Chapter of the Society of American Foresters, NC Forest Service, Weyerhaeuser, and Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at NC State University. Learn more about this event!

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Laurel Wilt found in Duplin County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FRIDAY, JAN. 23, 2015 CONTACT: Brian R. Haines, public information officer N.C. Forest Service 919-857-4828 Homeowners encouraged to dispose of dead trees on site RALEIGH – The N.C. Forest Service MORE »

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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Project Learning Tree K-12 WorkshopTue Jan 27, 2015 Today
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
A Time for Science, 949 Contentnea Lane, Grifton, NC 28530, United States
— 6 hours ago
Urban Forestry Webinar Series: Urban Wood ResourceThu Jan 29, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 2 days away
Project Learning Tree K-12 Workshop (two days)Wed Feb 4, 2015
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
Brevard College, 1 Brevard College Drive, Brevard, NC 28712, United States
— 1 week away
Timber Tax Update for the 2014 Tax Year WebinarThu Feb 5, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
http://www.forestrywebinars.net/
— 1 week away
Working Forest Summit for NC LandownersWed Feb 11, 2015
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
Williamston, NC, USA
— 2 weeks away
Project Learning Tree Middle/High School Workshop: Forests of the WorldSat Feb 21, 2015
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, 11 W Jones St, Raleigh, NC 27601, United States
— 4 weeks away
Urban Forestry Webinar Series: Green InfrastructureThu Feb 26, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 4 weeks away
Register Forester Exam Prep SessionWed Mar 11, 2015
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
NCSU Campus, Raleigh, NC
— 1 month away
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