June 10 ForestHer NC Webinar on Forest Certification & Cost Share Programs
Join ForestHER NC landowners, natural resource professionals, and others for the third in a series of four interactive webinars about protecting your woodlands! Presentations will cover forest certification and cost-share programs.
June 10, 2021
1–2:30 p.m. EDT
(with an optional half an hour afterward for discussion)
Protecting your Woods Webinar #3: Forest Certification and Cost Share Programs
Leigh Peters, Certification Manager, American Forest Foundation | American Tree Farm System
Description: Sustainable forest management results in renewable resources such as clean water, wildlife habitat, abundant forest products, and outdoor recreation. Forest certification is one tool that is being used to help everyone, from forest landowners to the public, ensure these resources are available for generations to come.
N.C. Tree Farm Program Overview
Leslie Purcell McCormick, Executive Director, N.C. Tree Farm Program
Description: The N.C. Tree Farm Program supports private woodland owners’ commitment to forest stewardship by providing forest certification, educational programs, mentoring, recognition, contact with natural resource professionals, business discounts, and tools to help you manage your woods. Learn how you can become a certified Tree Farmer.
Cost Share Assistance for Forestry and Wildlife
Laura Prevatte, National Wild Turkey Federation
Description: There are several different cost-share programs available to forest landowners I will briefly talk about where to apply and who to contact for applications
Save the Dates for This Upcoming Webinar!
Protecting your Woods
July 8, 1 to 2:30 p.m. — Property Taxes & Estate Planning
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ForestHer NC is sponsored by conservation organizations including the NC Wildlife Resources Commission, U.S Forest Service, N.C. Tree Farm Program, N.C. Forest Service, N.C. Cooperative Extension, Audubon North Carolina, USDA Wildlife Services, Wild Turkey Federation, and the Sustainable Forestry and Land Retention Project.