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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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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 »

Richmond & Sampson County, NC Eyed for Pellet Mill(s)

ROCKINGHAM — A Maryland-based biofuels company wants to build several new facilities in the region, including one in Richmond County. Enviva, a biomass fuel producer, has proposed the construction of wood-pellet plants in …

– from the   Biomass Blog blog

Online Forest Health Maps Released popular

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 PreK-8 WorkshopSat Sep 6, 2014
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
1369 Tyler Dewar Ln, Fuquay Varina, NC 27526, USA
— 4 days away
Progress in Paper Physics: Spanning Nano-to-Macro Scales of Research and Industry Mon Sep 8 - Thu Sep 11, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
Raleigh, NC, USA
— 5 days away
Prescribed Fire Field Day for LandownersThu Sep 11, 2014
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Jones Lake State Park (4117 NC Hwy 242, Elizabethtown, NC)
— 1 week away
Project Learning Tree PreK-12 WorkshopMon Sep 15, 2014
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Catawba College Center for the Environment, 2300 W Innes St, Salisbury, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
NC Bioenergy Field Day & TourThu Sep 18, 2014
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Williamsdale Biofuels Lab, Wallace NC
— 2 weeks away
Project Learning Tree: Southeastern Forests and Climate ChangeFri Sep 19, 2014
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
4756 Caraway Mountain Rd, Sophia, NC 27350, USA
— 2 weeks away
Project Learning Tree PreK-12 WorkshopMon Sep 22, 2014
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Catawba College Center for the Environment, 2300 W Innes St, Salisbury, NC, United States
— 3 weeks away
Mid-Atlantic Forest Products Exports ConferenceTue Sep 23, 2014 @ 8:00 AM -
Wed Sep 24, 2014 @ 2:00 PM Where:
Portsmouth, VA, USA
— 3 weeks away
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