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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 …

Coyote Management Workshop

Cumberland County Cooperative Extension, the NC Wildlife Resource Commission, and USDA Wildlife Services invite you to attend our free …

Recent Publications related to Forest Resources

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Preserving the Past - A Guide for North Carolina Landowners

As a landowner, you probably know of your responsibility to protect and preserve soil productivity, …

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Woodscaping Your Woodlands

Improving small woodlands is a step-by-step process. This publication will help wooodland owners become familiar …

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Managing Forests for Biomass Potential

This publication describes the types of forests and conditions that can be improved by biomass …

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Energy Pellets: A Heating Fuel Resource for North Carolina Farms and Homes

This publication explains the pelleting process and considerations for consumers interested in either developing small-scale …

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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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Snags and Downed Logs

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

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Black Bear

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

1 week agoWorking With Wildlife
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Developing Wildlife-Friendly Pine Plantations

This publication describes how to provide a suitable habitat for many wildlife species without significantly …

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