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EAB Quarantine

Entire State Under
Quarantine for EAB

On Thursday, September 10, 2015, Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler signed an emergency order expanding the quarantine for emerald ash borer to include the entire state, following the discovery of borers in several more counties across the state. For more information, follow this link to the press release http://www.ncagr.gov/paffairs/release/2015/stateEAB.htm

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EAB Quarantine

Entire State Under
Quarantine for EAB

On Thursday, September 10, 2015, Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler signed an emergency order expanding the quarantine for emerald ash borer to include the entire state, following the discovery of borers in several more counties across the state. For more information, follow this link to the press release http://www.ncagr.gov/paffairs/release/2015/stateEAB.htm

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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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2015 Tax Tips

Dr. Linda Wang, National Timber Tax Specialist with the US Forest Service, has released the 2015 tax tips documents to help woodland owners in filing their 2015 returns.

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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: N.C.’s Forest Health Year-In-Review popular

2015: N.C.’s Forest Health Year-In-Review By NC Forest Service, December 30, 2015 North Carolina is well-known for its beautiful forests that cover a majority of the state. From being known as “the land of the MORE »

Storm Damage to Crops

As North Carolina sees heavy amounts of rain across our state, the wet fields and possible flooding has the potential to cause significant agricultural losses.  As an example, estimates for losses already exceed MORE » – from   NC Disaster Information Center

When Flooded Turn Around Don't Drown

Dealing with Floods

With the heavy amounts of rain falling across North Carolina, flooding is likely.  Flood watches are in effect all across our state which means that conditions are right for flooding to occur. Floods MORE » – from   NC Disaster Information Center

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 »

Statewide Tornado Drill March 4, 2015 9:30 am

Statewide Tornado Drill

North Carolina’s annual statewide tornado drill for 2015 will take place today, Wednesday, March 4, at 9:30 AM.  Every school, business, work place, and family across the state is strongly encouraged to participate MORE » – from   NC Disaster Information Center

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 »

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Project Learning Tree K-8 WorkshopMon Feb 15, 2016
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
Cape Fear Botanical Garden, 536 North Eastern Boulevard, Fayetteville, NC 28301, United States
— Tomorrow
Project Learning Tree K-8 WorkshopFri Feb 19, 2016
1:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Cape Fear Museum, 814 Market St, Wilmington, NC 28401, United States
— 5 days away
Farm and Forest Transition Planning: Mon Feb 22, 2016
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Family Central Enterprise Corporation, 626 Ashe Central School Rd, Jefferson, NC 28640, United States
— 1 week away
Farm and Forest Transition Planning: Strategies and SolutionsTue Mar 1, 2016
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Wilkes County Agricultural Center, 416, Executive Dr, Wilkesboro, NC 28697, United States
— 2 weeks away
Farm and Forest Transition Planning: Strategies and SolutionsWed Mar 2, 2016
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Stanly County Agri-Civic Center, 26032 Newt Rd, Albemarle, NC 28001, United States
— 2 weeks away
Managing Your Lands and Its LegacyFri Mar 4, 2016
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Jones County Civic Center, 832 North Carolina Hwy 58, Trenton, NC 28585, United States
— 3 weeks away
Farm and Forest Transition Planning: Strategies and Solutions Fri Mar 4, 2016
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Craven County Center, 300 Industrial Drive, New Bern, NC 28562
— 3 weeks away
Project Learning Tree K-8 WorkshopMon Mar 7, 2016
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Montreat College, 310 Gaither Cir, Montreat, NC 28757, United States
— 3 weeks away
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