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Save the Date for Our 2019 Spring Ag Fest!

SAVE THE DATE Spring Ag Fest Celebrating Chatham County Agriculture, Forestry, and Natural Resources Saturday, March 30, 2019 10 a.m.–2 p.m. This is a …

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Preserving the Past - A Guide for North Carolina Landowners

As a landowner, you probably know of your responsibility to protect and preserve soil productivity, …

1 day agoWoodland Owner Notes
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Woodscaping Your Woodlands

Improving small woodlands is a step-by-step process. This publication will help wooodland owners become familiar …

2 days ago

Managing Forests for Biomass Potential

This publication describes the types of forests and conditions that can be improved by biomass …

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Energy Pellets: A Heating Fuel Resource for North Carolina Farms and Homes

This publication explains the pelleting process and considerations for consumers interested in either developing small-scale …

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Hummingbirds and Butterflies

This publication describes how you can transform your backyard into an area that welcomes nectar-seekers, …

6 days agoWorking With Wildlife
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Snags and Downed Logs

This publication describes creating and protecting snags (standing dead or dying trees) and downed logs …

6 days agoWorking With Wildlife
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Black Bear

This publication describes the habitat, food, cover, water habits and home range of the black …

1 week agoWorking With Wildlife
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Developing Wildlife-Friendly Pine Plantations

This publication describes how to provide a suitable habitat for many wildlife species without significantly …

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