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Description:
Increasing Adoption of Residential Wood Energy: Past, Present, & Future


Wood is the fastest growing residential heat fuel in the United States and accounts for 75% of the residential renewable energy produced. Residential user have figured out that heating with wood and/or pellets has significant benefits, even with low fossil fuel prices. New EPA regulations on wood stoves may have significant impact on wood stove technology, meanwhile pellet stoves continue to increase in popularity. This presentation will help you better understand issues regarding heating with wood and new developments and technology.

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When:

Aug 29, 2018 2:00 pm US/Eastern

Length: 01:00 (hh:mm)

Pre-registration not required.

Presenter(s):

Jonathan Kays, Natural Resources Extension Specialist, University of Maryland Extension. Jonathan Kays is a Natural Resources Extension Specialist with University of Maryland Extension and has a Masters of Science in Forestry from Virginia Tech. Mr. Kays develops and implement extension education program in forest stewardship, deer damage management, natural resource enterprises, backyard woodlot management, GPS training, wood energy, and use of biosolids to grow short rotational crops (hybrid poplar). For more information on his programs visit http://www.extension.umd.edu/woodland.

Credits:

Georgia Master Timber Harvester - 1 hour CLE - Business Credit
Society of American Foresters - 1 hour Category 1 Credit 
New York Logger Training - .25 hour NYLT TLC Credit [credits applied for]
Aug 29 Wed

Also Coming Up

Hodges Wood Products Lab, 411 Dan Allen Dr, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA Hodges Wood Products Lab, 411 Dan Allen Dr, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA Extension Forestry 1 week away
Description:

Wood 101 is a workshop for hobbyists and craftspeople interested in learning about and working with wood for fun or profit. Those interested in carpentry, firewood, wood crafts, and products like decking and furniture will want to participate.

The low registration fee of $45 includes all educational materials, refreshments & lunch, and a complimentary all-day parking pass on campus. The workshop is being held in Hodges Wood Lab on the NCSU campus.

Class size is limited to 30 participants (waiting list will be initiated if necessary)

For more information and to register online, visit go.ncsu.edu/wood101

Oct 4 Thu
Kanuga, 130 Kanuga Chapel Dr, Hendersonville, NC 28739, USA Kanuga, 130 Kanuga Chapel Dr, Hendersonville, NC 28739, USA Extension Forestry 2 weeks away
Description:
Oct 8 Mon
Sheraton Raleigh Hotel, 421 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601, USA Sheraton Raleigh Hotel, 421 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601, USA Extension Forestry 2 weeks away
Oct 10 Wed
Guilford College, Greensboro, NC 27410, USA Guilford College, Greensboro, NC 27410, USA Extension Forestry 4 weeks away
Description: Project Learning Tree K-8 Workshop
October 24, 2018
8:30am - 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: October 19, 2018
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.

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!

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 October 17th will receive a $10 refund. Cancellations after this date will not receive a refund.
Oct 24 Wed
www.forestrywebinars.net/ 4 weeks away
Description: Peers and Pros 360 - Teaching and Learning Together by Using What Forest Landowner Peers Have to Say
This webinar features a new and novel approach to organizing landowner and public educational tours and presentations. This effective and engaging teaching method uses peer to peer interaction and mediated learning by natural resources professionals. It can be easily adapted to a variety of audiences and different settings.

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When:

Oct 24, 2018 2:00 pm US/Eastern

Length: 01:00 (hh:mm)

Pre-registration not required.

Presenter(s):

Sandy Smith

Sanford “Sandy” Smith is a Teaching Professor and Extension Specialist of Forest Resources for Penn State Extension. His professional and academic expertise is in forestry and natural resources education programs for youth and adults, adult volunteerism in conservation and environmental education, and forest stewardship on private forestlands. He provides statewide leadership for 4-H & youth programming in natural and environmental resources, and applied research related to natural resources education. Smith has worked at the county, state, and international level (Poland and Nepal) over his 38-year career. He received his B.S. from the University of Maine, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Penn State.

Dave Jackson

David “Dave” Jackson is a Forest Resources Educator for Penn State Extension in Central Pennsylvania. He has been with Penn State in his current position since January 2002. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from The College of Environmental Science and Forestry at Syracuse, NY, in 1988 and completed a Master’s of Forest Resources at The Pennsylvania State University in 2007. Dave worked in various positions with the U.S. Forest Service, Forest Industry, State Forestry, and Private Forestry Consulting before coming to Penn State.


Credits:

New York Logger Training - .25 hour NYLT TLC Credit [credits applied for]
Society of American Foresters - 1 hour Category 1 Credit
Georgia Master Timber Harvester - 1 hour CLE - Business Credit
Oct 24 Wed
Caswell County, NC, USA 1 month away
Description:

The theme of this year's meeting is "Diamonds From the Rough: Shaping Your Tree Farm to Meet Your Objectives." The N.C. Tree Farm Program will hold its 2018 Annual Meeting in Caswell County at Laura and Maurice Hull's Tree Farm, Waukegan Farms. This year's event includes live demonstrations of prescribed fire, a portable saw mill and pond stocking. Join the fun as we learn about wildlife habitat enhancement and pond management and as we recognize our volunteers and the 2018 Tree Farmer of the Year. Registration will open in mid-September.

Oct 27 Sat