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PLT Tree Trunks

Have you been out to any of the North Carolina’s Educational State Forests lately? Next time you stop in, check out the new PLT Tree Trunks! These trunks are filled with resources and activities from Project Learning Tree that you can request to use during your time in the forest, or check out for use at your school.

These trunks are located at the following State Forests:

Here’s a list of what you can find in each PLT Tree Trunk in the NC Educational State Forests:

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Tree Trunk Items
Item Qty #
100ft tape measure 2 1A-B
5x/10x Pocket Magnifier 7 2A-G
Basal Area Factor 10 Prism 1 3
Biltmore sticks 30 (n/a)
Binoculars 1 4
Clinometer (Electric) 1 5
Clipboards 8 6A-H
Common Forest Trees of NC book 10 (n/a)
Compass 4 7A-D
Diameter Tape 5 8A-E
Digital Scales 1 9
Flagging Tape – Blue 1 (n/a)
Flagging Tape – Lime 1 (n/a)
Flagging Tape – Red 1 (n/a)
Flagging Tape – Yellow 1 (n/a)
Focus on Forests module 1 (n/a)
Hand Trowel 8 10A-H
Increment Borer (12in) 1 11
Increment Borer Holster 1 12
Large Magnifying Bug Box 7 13A-G
PLT K-8 Guide 1 (n/a)
Prism Holster 1 14
Rubber Coated Forceps (8in) 5 15A-E
Soil pH Test kit 1 16
Soil Thermometer 5 17
Tree Cookies (round wood disks) (n/a)
4-H Forestry Invitational binder 1 (n/a)

The PLT Tree Trunks were created for the NC Project Learning Tree Program with cooperation between the NC Forest Service and state Project Learning Tree Coordinator.

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A special thank you to our project sponsors, the NC Sustainable Forestry State Implementation Committee and N.C. Cooperative Extension RREA Funds.

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