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Emerald Ash Borer
Continues To Spread Across North Carolina !!!

The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) continues its move across North Carolina.  As this destructive pest moves into North Carolina the NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) must add five more counties to the area being quarantined for the EAB.  There are now 12 counties under quarantine due to the addition of Durham, Graham, Johnston, Orange and Wilson counties.  Even though the pest has yet to be found in Durham county NCDA&CS felt it was wise to quarantine the county since it is completely surrounded by other counties under quarantine.  To see the press release from NCDA&CS visit http://www.ncagr.gov/paffairs/release/2015/fivecountyexpansionEAB.htm.  For more information on the Emerald Ash Borer visit NCDA&CS EAB program website

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EABQuarantineAreaNCJuly2015

Emerald Ash Borer
Continues To Spread Across North Carolina !!!

The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) continues its move across North Carolina.  As this destructive pest moves into North Carolina the NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) must add five more counties to the area being quarantined for the EAB.  There are now 12 counties under quarantine due to the addition of Durham, Graham, Johnston, Orange and Wilson counties.  Even though the pest has yet to be found in Durham county NCDA&CS felt it was wise to quarantine the county since it is completely surrounded by other counties under quarantine.  To see the press release from NCDA&CS visit http://www.ncagr.gov/paffairs/release/2015/fivecountyexpansionEAB.htm.  For more information on the Emerald Ash Borer visit NCDA&CS EAB program website

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The forest sector has
a $24.7 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 $24.7 billion in industry output and supported more than 127,000 jobs with a payroll of $6.29 billion.  It contributed $10.7 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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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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2015 State 4-H WHEP Contest

2015 State 4-H WHEP Contest On Saturday, May 19, 2015, 48 4-Hers descended upon W. Kerr Scott Dam and Reservoir in Wilkes county for the 2014 4-H Wildlife Habitat Evaluation Program state contest MORE »

Spring Fire Season is Here

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 2015 CONTACT: Brian R. Haines, public information officer N.C. Forest Service 919-857-4828 Spring fire season is here; be careful when burning debris RALEIGH – As crews fight 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 »

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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Bird Conservation in the Face of Future Climate Change WebinarThu Sep 10, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
http://www.sustainableforestswebinars.net/
— 1 week away
Conserving Working Lands WorkshopMon Sep 14, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Pittsboro, NC
— 2 weeks away
Project Learning Tree K-8 WorkshopThu Sep 24, 2015
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
4803 Sweet Home Church Rd, Elizabethtown, NC 28337, USA
— 3 weeks away
[ProNR] Dehumidification Drying Short CourseThu Oct 8 - Fri Oct 9, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Hodges Wood Products Lab, 411 Dan Allen Dr, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA
— 1 month away
Project Learning Tree Environmental Experiences for Early ChildhoodFri Oct 16, 2015
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
Kathleen Clay Edwards Library, 1420 Price Park Drive, Greensboro, NC 27410, United States
— 1 month away
2015 National SAF ConventionTue Nov 3 - Sat Nov 7, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Baton Rouge River Center, 275 South River Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70802, United States
— 2 months away
Greenhouse Gas Mitigation WorkshopTue Nov 17, 2015 @ 12:00 PM -
Wed Nov 18, 2015 @ 5:00 PM Where:
Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center, 2020 Clean Water Drive, Buford, GA 30519, United States
— 3 months away
Project Learning Tree K-12 WorkshopFri Nov 20, 2015
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Halyburton Park, 4099 South 17th Street, Wilmington, NC 28412, United States
— 3 months away
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