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Callery Pear - Please Beware!

As the temperature warms up and the days get longer in March, many of you have probably seen the …

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NC Arbor Day - March 19, 2021

North Carolina’s Arbor Day is just around the corner! Learn more about NC Arbor Day and celebrate with us! What …

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Winter Safety Recommendations

Recent winter storms, ice, and freezing rain can impact healthy trees and forested areas, damaging or downing trees. The …

Virtual Farm Tour

The summer farm tour of the North Carolina Christmas Tree Association highlights local farms and current research and demonstrations. …

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Forest Landowner Tips for Fall

Fall is now officially here, and with the weather beginning to finally cool down, and the bugs and snakes …

Recent Publications related to Forest Resources

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Using the Differential Shrinkage and the Cupping of Lumber Spreadsheet

Wood shrinkage is often calculated with the assumption that the radial and tangential shrinkage occurs …

1 week agoWood Products Notes

Economic Contribution of the Forest Sector in North Carolina, 2019

This publication discusses contributions the forest sector makes to the North Carolina economy.

1 week ago
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Spotted Lanternfly

This factsheet offers information on the biology and management of the spotted lanternfly, an invasive …

3 weeks agoInvasive Forest Pests
Metallic green body of adult EAB

Emerald Ash Borer

This factsheet offers information on the biology and management of the emerald ash borer, an …

adult Asian longhorned beetle resting on a branch

Asian Longhorned Beetle

This factsheet offers information on the biology and management of the Asian longhorned beetle, an …

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Using Fire to Improve Wildlife Habitat

This publication discusses the benefits that land managers derive by managing wildlife habitat through controlled …

4/12/21

Threshold Legal Issues Concerning Solar Development Opportunities

This factsheet covers several factors to consider when leasing farmland for solar farm purposes. Property …

4/5/21

Balsam Twig Aphid on Fraser Fir

This publication describes the life cycle, scouting and treatment of the balsam twig aphid, a …