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Through the North Carolina Grove we share urban forestry educational resources, upcoming events and all of your photos, videos, discussions and questions. You can also create your own profile, photo “groves” of trees you have planted to commemorate special events, and communicate with your fellow tree enthusiasts here in North Carolina and across the country.

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The mission of the North Carolina Forest Service is to develop, protect, and manage the multiple resources of North Carolina's forests through professional stewardship, enhancing the quality of life for our citizens. 

The North Carolina Urban Forest Council provides leadership to those who sustain trees where we
live, work and play.

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The North Carolina Urban Forest Council sponsors educational workshops across the state and the state Urban Forestry conference (members get a discount to events).  Check out its events here.

NC Cooperative Extension is a statewide program through NC State University with a presence in every county, providing expertise on a variety of topics as well as workshops and events.  You can find a complete list of events here, where you can also search by county.

The NC Native Plant Society is a volunteer organization with chapters in various locations.  Besides being a good source of information on native species choices, they are also quite active with various fieldtrips and events listed here.

Alliance for Community Trees is a national organization focused on urban trees and is a great resource for information.  It also keeps an up-to-date list of big events across the country here.

The Forestry & Environmental Outreach Program is based at NC State University and presents a variety of programs to a broad audience, from professionals to teachers, landowners and others.  The upcoming events are listed here.

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