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Oak lecanium scales and eggs on willow oak. Photo: SD Frank

Lecanium Scales Full of Eggs

Oak lecanium scale and European fruit lecanium are nearly identical soft scales that infest oaks and many other tree …

Cover photo for Spring Learning to Grow Series 2020

Spring Learning to Grow Series 2020

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Stanly County Center is excited to offer the Spring 2020 Learning to Grow Series! This series …

Cover of the Bees of NC

The Bees of North Carolina

Congratulations to Dr. Elsa Youngsteadt & Hannah Levenson for this excellent new book, available as a hardcopy for purchase …

Larvae of the larger elm leaf beetle. Photo: Gerald J. Lenhard, Louiana State Univ, Bugwood.org

Larger Elm Leaf Beetle

Elms have lots of pests. This week I have had several reports of larger elm leaf beetles, Monocesta coryli, …

Beech blight aphids (Grylloprociphilus imbricator) on a beech twig. Photo:SD Frank

Beech Blight Aphids

You might notice twigs on beech trees covered in a woolly sleeve. Get closer and it will begin to …

Oak lace bug adults, nymphs, and eggs on the underside of an oak leaf. Photo: SD Frank

Oak Lace Bug Damage

Oak lace bugs (Corythucha arcuata), like other lace bugs, cause stippling on leaves. Oak lace bugs, of course, feed …

Recent Publications related to Forest Resources

Map of spatial distribution of sawmill facilities

The North Carolina Sawmill Industry: A Closer Look

This publication offers an overview of the sawmill industry in North Carolina.

4 days ago

2020 Quick Guide to Forestry Herbicides Used for Softwood and Hardwood Site Preparation and Release

A quick guide providing commonly used herbicides used in forest site preparation and release treatments. …

2 weeks ago
Figure 1. IRS 2018 Form 1099-S.

New Reporting Rules for Lump-Sum Timber Sales

On May 28, 2009, new rules for reporting of lump-sum timber sales went into effect. …

8/26/20
Figure 1. Nest box.

Woodland Wildlife Nest Boxes

This publication provides information on constructing and placing artificial nesting boxes to attract birds and …

Photo of Female wood duck on log

Wood Duck

This publication describes the habitat, food, cover and home range of the wood duck. It …

Wildlife Terms

This publication functions as a dictionary for commonly used wildlife terms such as cover, daylighting, …

Photo of Wild turkey flock in field setting

Wild Turkey

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

Photo of distant deer in a field near forest edge

White-Tailed Deer

This publication describes the habitat, food, cover, water habits and home range of the white-tailed …