Join ForestHER NC landowners, natural resource professionals, and others for the third of four interactive webinars about protecting your woodlands! This webinar will focus on forest certification and cost-share programs.
Leigh Peters, Certification Manager, American Forest Foundation | American Tree Farm System
Presentation: Forest Certification
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.
Leslie Purcell McCormick, Executive Director, N.C. Tree Farm Program
Presentation: N.C. Tree Farm Program Overview
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.
Laura Prevatte, National Wild Turkey Federation
Presentation: Cost share assistance for forestry and wildlife
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