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Description: Today is the deadline to register your WHEP teams and individuals! Registrations need to be received by 5pm.

2019 WHEP (Wildlife Habitat Education Program)
May 18, 2019
Cliffs of the Neuse State Park
Seven Springs, NC
Wayne County

Registration Announcement

Information and resources for the NC WHEP Contest
Questions?
Renee Strnad renee_strnad@ncsu.edu
919-515-5518
Apr 26 Fri
1175 Kingsboro Rd Rocky Mount, NC 27801 1175 Kingsboro Rd Rocky Mount, NC 27801 Extension Forestry 4 weeks away
Description: Alternative Income Streams for Forest Landowners
May 21, 2019
9:00am - 3:30pm
East Carolina Agricultural & Education Center
Rocky Mount, NC

To Register:https://reporter.ncsu.edu/link/courseview?courseID=CNR-DFER-AIS&deptName=CNR

Workshop Fee: $20 (without CFE), $100 (with CFE)


Registration Deadline: May 14, 2019
Questions? Rajan Parajuli rparaju@ncsu.edu


About 60% of the total forestland in North Carolina is owned by non-industrial private forest landowners. While the forest sector is an economic engine in most of the rural regions, timber production is not the primary reason for owning forestland for the majority of family forest landowners. Forests offer several alternative income opportunities for landowners, which are often compatible with their primary objectives of owning forestland, and some of them can be achieved without or with little additional efforts. This workshop educates natural resource professionals and landowners about forest-based alternative income streams available to their region.


Who should attend: professional foresters, resource professionals, Extension agents, and landowners

Program Agenda (Subject to change)
9:00 AM        Introduction and registration (light breakfast)
9:30—10:00 AM    Carbon markets
10:00—10:30 AM    Hunting leases
10:30—10:45 AM    BREAK
10:45—11:15 AM    Wetland mitigation banking
11:15—11:45 AM    Conservation easements
11:45—12:30 PM    Lunch (provided)
12:30—1:00 PM    Emerging forest products markets
1:00—1:15 PM    Forest management plan as the first step
1:30—3:30 PM    Field tour (land under a conservation easement)
3:30 PM    Adjourn
May 21 Tue
forestrywebinars.net 1 month away
Description: Managing Oak Forests for Northern Bobwhite Quail
About the Webinar: The southeastern United States has millions of acres of oak dominated forests that have a closed canopy with limited herbaceous and shrub understory that northern bobwhite require. However, research has demonstrated that with adequate overstory thinning, and the use of frequent prescribed fire, these forests can support populations of Northern Bobwhite Quail, presenting perhaps the best opportunity for large-scale quail restoration in the region. Participants in the webinar will learn about managing oak forests and restoration efforts related to Northern Bobwhite Quail.

Join the webinar by clicking here

When:

May 28, 2019 2:00 pm US/Eastern

Length: 01:00 (hh:mm)

Pre-registration not required.

Presenter(s): Dr. Dwayne Elmore, Extension Wildlife Specialist and Bollenbach Chair in Wildlife Management, Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management, Oklahoma State University. 

Continuing Education Credits
Society of American Foresters - Certified Forester Education (SAF-CFE) - 1 hour Category 1 Credit
The Wildlife Society (TWS) - 1 hour TWS Category 1 Credit
May 28 Tue
707 Pinehurst Ave, Carthage, NC 28327, USA 707 Pinehurst Ave, Carthage, NC 28327, USA Extension Forestry 1 month away
Description: Alternative Income Streams for Forest Landowners
May 30, 2019
9:00am - 3:30pm
Moore County Cooperative Extension
Carthage, NC

To Register:https://reporter.ncsu.edu/link/courseview?courseID=CNR-DFER-AIS&deptName=CNR

Workshop Fee: $20 (without CFE), $100 (with CFE)

Registration Deadline: May 23, 2019
Questions? Rajan Parajuli rparaju@ncsu.edu


About 60% of the total forestland in North Carolina is owned by non-industrial private forest landowners. While the forest sector is an economic engine in most of the rural regions, timber production is not the primary reason for owning forestland for the majority of family forest landowners. Forests offer several alternative income opportunities for landowners, which are often compatible with their primary objectives of owning forestland, and some of them can be achieved without or with little additional efforts. This workshop educates natural resource professionals and landowners about forest-based alternative income streams available to their region.


Who should attend: professional foresters, resource professionals, Extension agents, and landowners

Program Agenda (Subject to change)
9:00 AM        Introduction and registration (light breakfast)
9:30—10:00 AM    Carbon markets
10:00—10:30 AM    Hunting leases
10:30—10:45 AM    BREAK
10:45—11:15 AM    Pine straw production
11:15—11:45 AM    Conservation easements
11:45—12:30 PM    Lunch (provided)
12:30—1:00 PM    Emerging forest products markets
1:00—1:15 PM    Forest management plan as the first step
1:30—3:30 PM    Field tour (Straw raked property)
3:30 PM    Adjourn
May 30 Thu
444 Bristol Drive, Statesville, NC 28677 444 Bristol Drive, Statesville, NC 28677 Extension Forestry 1 month away
Description: Alternative Income Streams for Forest Landowners
June 4, 2019
9:00am - 3:30pm
Iredell County Center
Statesville, NC

To Register:https://reporter.ncsu.edu/link/courseview?courseID=CNR-DFER-AIS&deptName=CNR

Workshop Fee: $20 (without CFE), $100 (with CFE)

Registration Deadline: May 28, 2019
Questions? Rajan Parajuli rparaju@ncsu.edu


About 60% of the total forestland in North Carolina is owned by non-industrial private forest landowners. While the forest sector is an economic engine in most of the rural regions, timber production is not the primary reason for owning forestland for the majority of family forest landowners. Forests offer several alternative income opportunities for landowners, which are often compatible with their primary objectives of owning forestland, and some of them can be achieved without or with little additional efforts. This workshop educates natural resource professionals and landowners about forest-based alternative income streams available to their region.


Who should attend: professional foresters, resource professionals, Extension agents, and landowners

Program Agenda (Subject to change)
9:00 AM        Introduction and registration (light breakfast)
9:30—10:00 AM    Carbon markets
10:00—10:30 AM    Hunting leases
10:30—10:45 AM    BREAK
10:45—11:15 AM    Pine straw production
11:15—11:45 AM    Conservation easements
11:45—12:30 PM    Lunch (provided)
12:30—1:00 PM    Emerging forest products markets
1:00—1:15 PM    Forest management plan as the first step
1:30—3:30 PM    Field tour (Straw raked property)
3:30 PM    Adjourn
Jun 4 Tue
Chimney Rock State Park, 431 Main St, Chimney Rock, NC 28720, USA Chimney Rock State Park, 431 Main St, Chimney Rock, NC 28720, USA Extension Forestry 1 month away
Description: EE for K-8 Educators: Project Learning Tree
June 5, 2019
9:00am - 3:30pm
Chimney Rock State Park
Chimney Rock, NC

To Register: http://go.ncsu.edu/ncplt-chimneyrock (you will need to create an account)
Workshop Fee: $20
Registration Deadline: May 29, 2019
Questions? Renee Strnad renee_strnad@ncsu.edu

Join other K-8 classroom and nonformal educators as we explore activities in the Project Learning Tree K-8 Curriculum Guide. Every participant will leave the workshop with the PLT K-8 Activity Guide which includes 96 activities correlated to the NC Standard Course of Study and Essential Standards. The PLT activity guides are provided free of charge to participants through support from the NC Forestry Association. CEU renewal credits are available. This workshop qualifies for Criteria I in the EE Certification Program (K-8). Following the workshop, participants will be able to enjoy the view from the top of Chimney Rock (weather permitting).

STEM Connections? Differentiated instruction? Literature links? The PLT activity guide covers it all!!! The PreK-8 guide is correlated to the Common Core (math and ELA) as well as to the NC Essential Standards (science and social studies). Participants will learn about the materials through direct engagement in the PLT activities throughout the workshop. More details will be sent prior to the workshop. Lunch will be provided.

Please make a personal commitment to attend to ensure there are enough materials and space for everyone. Parking directions will be sent prior to the workshop. Cancellations made by the registration deadline will receive a $10 refund. Cancellations after this date will not receive a refund.
Jun 5 Wed