North Carolina Forest Service (NCFS) and North Carolina Urban Forestry Council (NCUFC)
NC ARBOR DAY - 1st FRIDAY after MARCH 15th
NATIONAL ARBOR DAY - last FRIDAY in APRIL
Website: NCUFC - http://www.ncufc.org/
Website: NCFS - http://ncforestservice.gov/Urban/Urban_Forestry.htm
NCUFC WORKSHOP DECEMBER 16
Urban Forest Storm Mitigation Planning for NC Communities
J.C. Raulston Arboretum, Raleigh
8:30 – 9:00 Registration & Networking
9:00 – 9:20 An Overview of the Emergency Management System in North Carolina, NCEMA’s role, and how to work with NCEMA/FEMA
9:20 – 10:45 Developing a Community Forest Storm Mitigation Plan
10:45 – 12:00 Creating Your Community’s Storm Mitigation Map
12:00 – 12:45 Lunch (provided)
12:45 – 1:30 Urban Forest Strike Teams
1:30 – 2:30 Raleigh’s Storm Preparedness Plan
2:30 – 3:30 Outdoor Field Tour/Demonstration
Register online at www.ncufc.org.
** ISA, SAF, and pesticide credits will be available**
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.
Started by Administrator on Saturday.