FORESTRY
Woodland Owner Notes eNewsletter
May 2019
Alternative Income Streams Workshop for Forest Landowners
Forests offer several alternative income opportunities for landowners, which are often compatible with their primary objectives of owning forestland, and some of them can be achieved without or with little additional efforts. This workshop educates natural resource professionals and landowners about forest-based alternative income streams available to their region. There are four workshops being offered, May 21 & 30, June 4th & July 11th. Visit the NC State Extension Forestry event page to learn more about each of these workshops.
Leadership Nature Podcast: Women in Land Management
The Leadership Nature Podcast is a series whose mission is to share the lessons of leadership, communications, teamwork and careers of professionals throughout the forestry and natural resources community. This episode delves into how important women landowners are to land management by sitting down with Danielle Atkins, a forestry and wildlife professional from Georgia. Click here to listen to this episode and be sure to explore other episodes that interest you!
New Urban Forestry Website
The U.S. Forest Service‚Äč Southern Research Station, in collaboration with Southern Regional Extension Forestry‚Äč and other partners, has created a new website called Urban Forestry South! Here you'll find quality urban natural resource science, technology, and information to improve the long term sustainability of urban ecosystems. Along with these great resources, the website offers an extensive resource library with up to date trainings, projects and presentations. Click here to check out the new website.
Overview of Prescribed Fire for Woodland Landowners
N.C. Cooperative Extension has produced a 10-minute video that provides an overview of the benefits and logistics of using prescribed fire in woodlands. Prescribed fire is a valuable management tool that can help woodland owners meet their objectives for timber production, wildlife habitat, aesthetics and more. Click here to watch the video and read more at the NC Cooperative Extension website. Visit our website for more prescribed fire resources.
Coming Events of Interest to Woodland Owners

May 18, 2019 (Sat), 10am-2pm, Longleaf Festival. Location: Harris Lake County Park, 2112 County Park Dr, New Hill, NC. We are celebrating the 20th anniversary of the park and the 10th anniversary of the Longleaf Festival! Since its inception, the Longleaf Festival has been a fun, family-friendly event that raises awareness for the longleaf pine and its special significance to North Carolina's past, present and future. Click here to learn more about this event!

May 21, 2019 (Tue), 9:30am-4pm, Alternative Income Streams for Forest Landowners. Location: 1175 Kingsboro Rd, Rocky Mount, NC. About 60% of the total forestland in North Carolina is owned by non-industrial private forest landowners. This workshop educates natural resource professionals and landowners about forest-based alternative income streams available to their region. Deadline to register is May 14, click here to register. Contact Rajan Parajuli if you have questions.

May 28, 2019 (Tue), 2-3pm, Webinar - Managing Oak Forests for Northern Bobwhite Quail. The southeastern United States has millions of acres of oak dominated forests that have a closed canopy with limited herbaceous and shrub understory that northern bobwhite require. Participants in the webinar will learn about managing oak forests and restoration efforts related to Northern Bobwhite Quail. Click here to join the webinar.

May 30, 2019 (Thu), 9:30am-4pm, Alternative Income Streams for Forest Landowners. Location: 707 Pinehurst Ave, Carthage, NC. Forests offer several alternative income opportunities for landowners, which are often compatible with their primary objectives of owning forestland, and some of them can be achieved without or with little additional efforts. This workshop educates natural resource professionals and landowners about forest-based alternative income streams available to their region. The deadline to register is May 23, click here to register. Contact Rajan Parajuli if you have any questions.

Save the date! (Th-F) July 18-19, 2019, Sustainable Forestry and Land Retention Project forest landowner conference . Location: Halifax Community College, Weldon, NC. Come out and learn more about estate planning strategies, available programs and receive technical assistance from the experts. For more information about this project and conference, visit the Roanoke Electric Cooperative website .
Woodland Owner Notes E-news is a monthly email newsletter from Extension Forestry at NC State University. This newsletter is made possible through support from Renewable Resources Extension Act and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The 2019 editors are:

Mary Lou Addor, NCSU, Eastern NC Sentinel Landscapes Partnership, Raleigh, NC
Robert Bardon, NC State University, Extension Forestry, Raleigh, NC
Jim Hamilton, NC Cooperative Extension Service, Asheville, NC
Alton Perry, Roanoke Electric Cooperative, Rich Square, NC
Colby Lambert, NC Cooperative Extension, Lillington, NC
Rajan Parajuli, NC State University, Extension Forestry, Raleigh, NC
Jennifer Fawcett, NC State University, Extension Forestry, Raleigh, NC

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