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A picture of Leland Cypress trees.

The Leyland Cypress

When a plant doesn’t necessarily need much care to become established, has a fast growth rate, and is adapted …

Cover photo for Annual Tree Give-Away

Annual Tree Give-Away

Plant a Tree on Arbor Day The 2019 Franklin County Tree Give-Away will be Saturday, March 23 at 9:00 a.m. at …

Woodland Stewards webinar series flyer withdate, time, seminar details

Woodland Stewards Webinar Series

Join other woodland landowners throughout the region to learn about how you can take better care of your woodlands. N.C. …

Cover photo for Regional Forestry Meeting and Tour

Regional Forestry Meeting and Tour

Franklin Regional FORESTRY Meeting and TOUR will take place Thursday, January 17, 2019 (snow/ice date: January 24), at the N.C. Cooperative …

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Hummingbirds and Butterflies

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

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Figure 1. Wood duck nest box construction.

Wood Duck

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

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Figure 1. Drawing of an eriophyid mite.

Rosette Bud Mite on Fraser Fir

This publication describes the control of the rosette bud mite, a mite that destroys the …

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White-Tailed Deer

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

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Figure 1. Songbird box.

Building Songbird Boxes

This publication discusses how to successfully build, install and maintain nest boxes for songbirds.

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Snags and Downed Logs

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

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Pickerel frog in shallow pool.

Pools for Amphibians

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

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pond foraging

Raccoon

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

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