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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 …

Recent Publications related to Forest Resources

Red-metal bull dozier sized biomass harvester roughly tank-size.

Sustainable Woody Biomass Harvesting: Minimizing Impacts

Woody biomass harvesting for renewable energy generation and bio-based products is likely to increase in …

3 days agoNC Woody Biomass
Forest habitat chart.

Forest Health - Community Wealth

This Forest*A*Syst publication was written as a personal, confidential learning tool to help achieve your …

7 days agoForest*A*Syst
Balled and burlapped Fraser fir and white pine trees.

Selection and Care of Living Christmas Trees

One of the more enjoyable Christmas traditions is to replant a living Christmas tree into …

2 weeks agoChristmas Tree Notes
Illustration of forest stages and wildlife over time.

Wildlife and Forest Stewardship

Developing forestland to continually produce timber and provide wildlife habitat requires an active management plan. …

2 weeks agoWoodland Owner Notes
Photo of trees covered in kudzu vines.

Invasive Plants and Your Forests

This publication describes invasive plants in North Carolina and provides landowners with information on prevention, …

3 weeks agoHealthy Forests

Life Cycle Assessment: Description and Methodology

This publication reviews methodology for environmental impact assessment and describes an example.

11/21/19

Carbon Accounting: Description and Methodology

This publication discusses issues related to global climate change and the process of carbon accounting.

11/21/19

Soil pH Management for Fraser Fir Christmas Tree Production

This publication offers a discussion on how to lime Fraser fir Christmas trees. Fraser fir …

11/6/19SoilFacts