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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 …

Twig aphid damage of needle curl on Fraser fir Christmas trees

Virtual Farm Tour

The summer farm tour of the North Carolina Christmas Tree Association highlights local farms and current research and demonstrations. …

Extension's role in the 1918 pandemic

County Extension is Here to Help

According to the 1918 home demonstration annual report, the agents and volunteers addressed the pandemic in 55 counties. A …

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Twig Aphids 2020

Twig aphids are shaping up to be a problem this spring in western North Carolina. Many fields had high …

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Celebrate Arbor Day

National Arbor Day is April 24, 2020. While in years past this was a time for volunteer opportunities and …

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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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The Bees of North Carolina

Congratulations to Dr. Elsa Youngsteadt & Hannah Levenson for this excellent new book, available as a hardcopy for purchase …

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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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Managing for Resilience

You can proactively manage your forest for health and vigor and help it to adapt …

3 weeks agoHealthy Forests
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Understanding Your Timber Basis

This note explains the benefits of establishing a timber basis for tax and casualty loss …

3 weeks agoEastern Forestry Notes
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Prevent Timber Trespass and Theft

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

3 weeks agoEastern Forestry Notes

White Oak Quality Index, 2016

This note describes how a quality Index can be used to predict the lumber product …

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Butterflies in Your Backyard

You can attract the many butterflies found throughout North Carolina to your backyard by following …

2/3/21Urban Wildlife
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Historic North Carolina Delivered Timber Prices, 1988-2020

Historic price data for delivered timber, prices paid upon delivery to the mill, from 1988-2020 …

2/1/21
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Historic North Carolina Timber Stumpage Prices, 1976-2020

Historic price data for standing timber from 1976-2020 for North Carolina. Data are reported for …

2/1/21

Enrolling in North Carolina's Forest Stewardship Program

This publication describes the North Carolina Forest Stewardship Program, a cooperative effort to help owners …