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ForestHer NC offers workshops for women in woodland stewardship

ForestHer NC is a new initiative, created by conservation organizations in North Carolina, to provide women the tools and training to help them manage forest lands and become more engaged in forest stewardship.

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Duke Energy and Harris Lake County Park honored for longleaf pine restoration efforts

The N.C. Forest Service joined others from the N.C. Longleaf Coalition to jointly recognize Duke Energy and Harris Lake County Park as part of the N.C. Longleaf Honor Roll. This partnership was honored for their efforts to manage longleaf pine with prescribed fire on 60-acres within the 684-acre public park, owned by Duke Energy and leased to Wake County Parks and Recreation.

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Woods for Wildlife workshops host 120+ attendees!

The Woods for Wildlife workshops kicked off on June 4, 2019 in Carthage, NC, closely followed by a second workshop on June 6, 2019 in Whiteville, NC. The events were a great success with 122 people attending.

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Celebrating A Decade of Longleaf Restoration

America's Longleaf Restoration Initiative (ALRI) released the 2018 Range-wide Accomplishment Report. Every year ALRI compiles the numerous longleaf accomplishments across the Southeast into one comprehensive and detailed summary.  In addition to last year’s achievements, the report also showcases the work that has been done in longleaf restoration by ALRI since 2010 and the ways the Initiative plans to move forward in reaching the goal of 8 million acres of longleaf pine by 2025.

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Ed Mar Farms inducted to the N.C. Longleaf Honor Roll!

The North Carolina Longleaf Coalition recognized Ed Mar Farms, LLC. for their recent induction to the North Carolina Longleaf Honor Roll. This prestigious award was presented to Elise and Tracey McInnis, Chris Marion and Catherine Edwards, owners of Ed Mar Farms, for their efforts managing longleaf pine on their 953-acre farm in Moore County.

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Partnership to Restore At-Risk Wildlife Habitat and Support the Southern Forest Economy

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and the American Forest Foundation (AFF) announced the launch of the Southern Woods for At-Risk Wildlife Partnership (Partnership), which will help Southern family forest owners protect at-risk wildlife, while at the same time encouraging sustainable wood production.

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