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Fireflies or Lightning Bugs?

From the NC State University Homegrown Video Series… One of the more magical moments of summer each year is the …

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Pest Alert - Hemlock Hydrangea Rust

Hemlock hydrangea rust is caused by the fungus Pucciniastrum hydrangeae. This rust is leaf disease of smooth hydrangea Hydrangea …

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Pest Alert - Bagworms

Bagworm Caterpillars Description and Seasonal Development The bagworm is a caterpillar that feeds on all manner of trees and shrubs. The …

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Fireplace & Chimney Safety

Original article by: Shelby Kimes Focus on Fireplace Chimney Safety Santa won’t be able to come cascading down your chimney if it …

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Spotted - Gypsy Moth Traps

Have you been seeing triangular shaped boxes hanging in trees around your community? These are delta traps put out …

Nature

Nature Adventures with NC 4-H Camps!

Nature Adventures with NC 4-H Camps is a free virtual learning program aligned with state teaching standards for all teachers …

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Thank You, Volunteers!

We’d like to say a very special thank you to all of our amazing volunteers. We miss …

Recent Publications related to Forest Resources

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Current Forest Carbon Markets at a Glance

Recently, several new initiatives in forest carbon markets have emerged simplifying the carbon project development …

4 days ago
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Firewood as a Vector in Invasive Pest Dispersal

This factsheet covers information related to firewood as a threat in moving invasive pests to …

2 weeks agoInvasive Forest Pests
Bipalium kewense, a large, brown, striped hammerhead flatworm

Terrestrial Flatworms, Land Planarians & Hammerhead Worms

This factsheet offers information on the identification and management of various flatworms that may be …

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Asian Longhorned Beetle

This factsheet offers information on the biology and management of the Asian longhorned beetle, an …

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Getting Data from the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Using R

This publication provides information and guidance on using computer code to access the National Agricultural …

6/10/21
American sycamore (Platanus occidentalis)

Coppiced American Sycamore on Marginal Land as a Viable Short Rotation Woody Crop

This factsheet summarizes recent research that investigated the productivity of American sycamore after coppicing and …

5/21/21
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Using the Differential Shrinkage and the Cupping of Lumber Spreadsheet

Wood shrinkage is often calculated with the assumption that the radial and tangential shrinkage occurs …

Economic Contribution of the Forest Sector in North Carolina, 2019

This publication discusses contributions the forest sector makes to the North Carolina economy.

5/3/21