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Description: Project Learning Tree K-8 Workshop
November 15, 2018 (NEW DATE)
9am - 4pm
Turnbull Creek ESF
Elizabethtown, NC

To Register: http://go.ncsu.edu/ncplt_turnbullcreek (you will need to create an account)

Workshop Fee: $20
Registration Deadline: November 9, 2018
Questions? Carrie Harmon  carrie.harmon@ncagr.gov  910-588-4161

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. Cancellations made by the registration deadline will receive a $10 refund. Cancellations after the registration deadline will not receive a refund.
Nov 15 Thu

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The Schiele Museum of Natural History & Planetarium, 1500 E Garrison Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054, USA The Schiele Museum of Natural History & Planetarium, 1500 E Garrison Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054, USA Extension Forestry Tomorrow
Description: Project Learning Tree K-8 Workshop
November 17, 2018
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Schiele Museum
Gastonia, NC 

To Register: Contact Lana DuPont at 704-854-6676 or LanaD@cityofgastonia.com. Please have contact and payment information ready.
Workshop Fee: $15 Schiele Museum Members / $20 Nonmembers
Admission to the museum and light snacks included
Registration Deadline: November 12, 2018

Join 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 activity guide containing 96 activities, 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. Please bring a bag lunch and dress to be comfortable indoors and out.

Participants will learn about the materials through direct engagement in the PLT activities throughout the workshop, as well gaining confidence and skills for using outdoor learning environments through exploration of the museum's outdoor learning environment. Please make a personal commitment to attend to ensure there are enough materials and space for everyone, and cancel in a timely manner if your plans change.

Correlations: The K-8 Activity Guide includes 96 activities correlated to the NC Standard Course of Study and Essential Standards, as well as high school Biology and Earth & Environmental Sciences. More information on correlations can be discovered at https://forestry.ces.ncsu.edu/ncplt-correlations/.
Nov 17 Sat
forestrywebinars.net 3 weeks away
Description: Casualty Loss and Income Tax Deductions Related to Timber and Landscape Trees
Timber or landscape trees destroyed by recent fires, hurricanes or other storms are “casualty losses” that may allow the property owners to take a deduction on their federal income tax returns. To help timber owners, as well as home owners, who suffered timber or landscape tree damages with their tax reporting, this webinar will focus on the new tax law changes that Congress passed in 2017 that affect the casualty loss deductions starting in the 2018 tax year.

Join the webinar by clicking here

When:

Dec 7, 2018   1:00 pm US/Eastern

Length: 01:00 (hh:mm)

Pre-registration not required.

Presenter(s):
Linda Wang

Dr. Linda Wang serves as a National Timber Tax Specialist with USDA Forest Service in Washington D.C. She is an author and speaker on federal income tax and estate tax planning relating to private woodlands. She has a Ph.D. in Forest Economics and a CPA certificate.
 
Credits:
Society of American Foresters - Certified Forester Education (SAF-CFE) - 1 hour Category 1 Credit
Georgia Master Timber Harvester - Continuing Logger Ed. (GaMTH CLE) - 1 hour CLE - Business Credit
Dec 7 Fri
Walnut Creek Wetland Center, 950 Peterson St, Raleigh, NC 27610, USA Walnut Creek Wetland Center, 950 Peterson St, Raleigh, NC 27610, USA Extension Forestry 5 months away
Description: April 17, 2019
9am - 3:30pm
Walnut Creek Wetland Park
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 2019