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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 …

Larvae of the larger elm leaf beetle. Photo: Gerald J. Lenhard, Louiana State Univ, Bugwood.org

Larger Elm Leaf Beetle

Elms have lots of pests. This week I have had several reports of larger elm leaf beetles, Monocesta coryli, …

Beech blight aphids (Grylloprociphilus imbricator) on a beech twig. Photo:SD Frank

Beech Blight Aphids

You might notice twigs on beech trees covered in a woolly sleeve. Get closer and it will begin to …

Oak lace bug adults, nymphs, and eggs on the underside of an oak leaf. Photo: SD Frank

Oak Lace Bug Damage

Oak lace bugs (Corythucha arcuata), like other lace bugs, cause stippling on leaves. Oak lace bugs, of course, feed …

Recent Publications related to Forest Resources

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Communities Thrive on Trees

This brochure describes the economic, environmental and health benefits that urban trees provide to a …

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Selecting Sites for Fraser Fir Production

This publication covers a full range of site factors that can help growers avoid Phytophthroa …

2 days agoChristmas Tree Notes

Wildland Fire Programming for Extension and Outreach Professionals

This publication serves as a resource for Extension and other outreach professionals who plan wildland …

5 days ago
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Who Is Responsible for the Trees? A Citizen Guide to Trees in the Community

This publication provides guidance on who is responsible for the maintenance and care of public …

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North Carolina Timber Income 2018

This publication offers county-level income data of North Carolina timber harvested and delivered to mills.

3/13/20
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Working Safely: Ergonomic Issues in Christmas Tree Harvest

This publication discusses ergonomic practices that can be implemented during Christmas tree harvests to reduce …

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Resilient Piedmont Pines: Risk Reduction Guide

This publication details simple, practical actions you can take to minimize costs and impacts while …

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First...See a Forester

This publication for landowners discusses the importance of consulting a professional forester before selling timber …

2/19/20