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Description: Woodland Stewards: A regional Extension program for landowners.


Getting to know your woodlands: A primer for beginners

Join other woodland landowners through out the region to learn about how you can take better care of your woodlands. This is a regional Extension course being offered in 5 sessions.  The first four sessions are webinars hosted by your local Extension center on Thursdays from 7-9 PM from February 21, 2019 to March 14, 2019. 

February 21, 2019: 7-9 PM   Getting to know your Woodlands, learn how natural and human forests have shaped the forest in this region and the importance of this knowledge when developing management plans and practices on their forests.

February 28, 2019: 7-9 PM Managing your Woodlands, learn about the basics of pine and hardwood management with tips on managing for the future.

March 7, 2019: 7-9 PM  Identifying and Managing Woodland Threats, learn about forest health with emphasis on a few basic pest principles, model example of each threat, and some simple practices to help ensure your woodland remains healthy and productive.

March 14, 2019: 7-9 PM  Wildlife and Woodlands, learn about wildlife and your woodlands with a focus on wildlife habitat requirements and enhancing habitat for game and non-game wildlife.

An optional fifth session maybe offered by the local Extension center. To participate in this course contact one of the following Extension offices.

Anson - https://anson.ces.ncsu.edu
Cherokee - https://cherokee.ces.ncsu.edu/
Cleveland - https://cleveland.ces.ncsu.edu/
Cumberland - https://cumberland.ces.ncsu.edu/
Franklin - https://franklin.ces.ncsu.edu/
Gates - https://gates.ces.ncsu.edu/
Harnett - https://harnett.ces.ncsu.edu/
Lee - https://lee.ces.ncsu.edu/
Mitchell - https://mitchell.ces.ncsu.edu/
Moore - https://moore.ces.ncsu.edu/
Pender - https://pender.ces.ncsu.edu/
Rockingham - https://rockingham.ces.ncsu.edu/
Feb 28 Thu

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1990 Main Ave SE, Hickory, NC 28602, USA 1990 Main Ave SE, Hickory, NC 28602, USA Extension Forestry 3 days away
Description: EE for K-8 Educators: Project Learning Tree
March 23, 2019
8:30am - 3:00pm
NC Center for Engineering Technologies
Hickory, NC

To Register: http://go.ncsu.edu/ncplt_hickory (you will need to create an account)
Workshop Fee: $20
Registration Deadline: March 15, 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). This workshop is being held in partnership with STEMWest.

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.

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.
Mar 23 Sat
Guilford College, Greensboro, NC 27410, USA Guilford College, Greensboro, NC 27410, USA Extension Forestry 6 days away
Description: EE for K-8 Educators: Project Learning Tree
March 26, 2019
9:30am - 3:30pm
Guilford College
Greensboro, NC

To Register: http://go.ncsu.edu/ncplt_guilford (you will need to create an account)
Workshop Fee: $20
Registration Deadline: March 20, 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).

Differentiated instruction? Technology connections? Literature links? STEM? 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. Please bring a bag lunch and prepare to be outside! More details, including parking, will be sent prior to the workshop.

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.
Mar 26 Tue
Catawba College Center for the Environment, 2300 W Innes St, Salisbury, NC 28144, USA Catawba College Center for the Environment, 2300 W Innes St, Salisbury, NC 28144, USA Extension Forestry 2 weeks away
Description:
PLT K-12 Workshop
9am - 4pm
Catawba College Center for the Environment
Salisbury, NC
Workshop Fee: $10 
To Register: https://go.ncsu.edu/ncplt_catawbacollege
Registration Deadline: April 1, 2019
Questions? 704-637-4727 or centerforenv@catawba.edu


Join other classroom and nonformal educators as we explore activities in the Project Learning Tree K-8 Curriculum Guide, as well as the secondary module, Places We Live. Every participant will leave the workshop with both guides and activities that are 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 or II in the EE Certification Program (K-12).

Participants will learn about the materials through direct engagement in the PLT activities throughout the workshop, and how to integrate ecosystem studies into their curriculum, at their school site. More details will be sent prior to the workshop. Please make a personal commitment to attend to ensure there are enough materials and space for everyone. 

This workshop requires a $10 nonrefundable registration fee. Lunch is included. Catawba College Center for the Environment is sponsoring this workshop and additional workshop fees. 
Apr 6 Sat
Brevard College Drive, Brevard College Dr, Brevard, NC 28712, USA Brevard College Drive, Brevard College Dr, Brevard, NC 28712, USA Extension Forestry 3 weeks away
Description: K-12 Project Learning Tree Workshop: Forest Focus
April 10 & 17, 2019 (both days required!)
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Brevard College
Brevard, NC

To Register: http://go.ncsu.edu/ncplt_brevard (you will need to create an account)
Workshop Fee: $20
Registration Deadline: April 5, 2019
Questions? Jennifer Frick-Ruppert jefrick@brevard.edu

Join other classroom and nonformal educators as we explore activities in the Project Learning Tree K-8 Curriculum Guide, as well as the secondary modules, Focus on Forests and Forests of the World. Every participant will leave the workshop with all three guides that are 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-12). 

 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. Please make a personal commitment to attend to ensure there are enough materials and space for everyone. Cancellations made by the registration deadline will receive a $10 refund. Cancellations after this date will not receive a refund.
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Apr 10 Wed
Weymouth Center For The Arts, 555 E Connecticut Ave, Southern Pines, NC 28387, USA Weymouth Center For The Arts, 555 E Connecticut Ave, Southern Pines, NC 28387, USA Extension Forestry 3 weeks away
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Apr 13 Sat
Walnut Creek Wetland Center, 950 Peterson St, Raleigh, NC 27610, USA Walnut Creek Wetland Center, 950 Peterson St, Raleigh, NC 27610, USA Extension Forestry 4 weeks away
Description: April 17, 2019
9am - 3:30pm
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Raleigh, NC

To Register: http://go.ncsu.edu/ncplt_wcwp
$20 Registration Fee 
Questions? Stacie Hagwood   Stacie.Hagwood@raleighnc.gov
Registration Deadline: April 11

This workshop will cover the Southeastern Forests and Climate Change Secondary Module and the NEW Carbon & Climate E-Unit

Project Learning Tree® (PLT) and PINEMAP have partnered to develop a secondary module on climate change impacts on southern forest ecosystems, the role of forests in sequestering carbon, and strategies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to changing climatic conditions. The module is designed for use in life science, environmental science, and agriculture courses in grades 9-12, with potential use in middle school or community college courses. The Carbon & Climate e-unit was developed for grades 6-8, and is an integrated online unit provided through PLT's online portal.

There is a $20 registration fee for this workshop, and all participants will leave with a printed SFCC activity guide, access to the online SFCC portal and the Climate & Carbon e-unit. This workshop will be presented by NC PLT Coordinator, Renee Strnad.
Apr 17 Wed