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Plant and care for trees on Arbor Day … and every day

By on March 18, 2021

“He that plants trees loves others beside himself.” Thomas Fuller Arbor Day was established as a tree-planting holiday in 1872. The first Arbor Day was celebrated in glorious fashion when more than a million trees were planted in Nebraska. Today,

N.C. Forest Service adds new certified arborists

By on March 4, 2013

Across North Carolina, the N.C. Forest Service is embracing and promoting the importance of urban forestry, including increasing the number of staff members who are certified arborists through the International Society of Arboriculture. The ISA Certification Program is the industry

Jennifer Rall named February 2012 Employee of the Month

By on March 28, 2012

Jennifer Rall, a program assistant with the N.C. Forest Service, was named the NCDA&CS Employee of the Month for February 2012. She was recognized by Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler during a recent meeting in Raleigh. Rall assists with the Urban