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North Carolina Beaver

Beavers

As the season begins to change so will the livelihood of our wildlife neighbors. One of our county residents is …

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March is Living Well Month

As spring is arriving and March is “Living Well” month, keep in mind the good practices of “Raising Kids, …

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Dead Leaves on Native Rhododendrons

Recently, a few homeowners and landscapers in the higher elevations are seeing large patches of rhododendrons and mountain laurel …

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Birds in Winter

The snowfall the other week had me feeding the birds each morning, which was fun and enjoyable. Fortunately, I had …

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Code of the West in Winter

Winter is fast approaching and we all know that the possibility exists for winter cold and storms that can …

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The Leopold Education Project

Increasing urbanization, growing use of electronic devices and other indirect ways of experiencing our natural environment increasingly disconnects us …

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Happy 100 Years!

Some things get better with age. We believe it’s true as we kick off the celebration for the North …

Recent Publications related to Forest Resources

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Songbirds

This publication describes the habitat, cover, food, water habits and home range of various songbird …

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Low-Cost Habitat Improvements

The smaller habitats that abound on private lands and in many backyards can be enhanced …

21 hours agoWorking With Wildlife

Producing Firewood From Your Woodlot

Producing firewood from a woodlot can be an excellent forest management opportunity. Properly marked and …

2 days agoWoodland Owner Notes

Developing Successful Tree Ordinances

This publication discusses how communities use tree ordinances as tools to protect trees, preserve green …

2 days ago
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Cutting at Financial Maturity: Maximizing the Economic Return of Your Woodland

Woodland owners harvest trees for financial and personal reasons. Deciding when is the optimal time …

2 days agoWoodland Owner Notes
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Woodscaping Your Woodlands

Improving small woodlands is a step-by-step process. This publication will help wooodland owners become familiar …

3 days ago
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Prevent Timber Trespass and Theft

Tips for preventing timber trespass and theft are reviewed in this publication. Special documentation of …

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Managing Beaver Ponds

This publication reviews the benefits of beavers and methods to manage and enhance beaver ponds.

7 days agoWorking With Wildlife