North Carolina’s oldest forest conservation organization

Education Programs

 Education Programs

The North Carolina Forestry Association provides forestry education programs, materials and resources to students and teachers in the state of North Carolina. Topics highlight the field of forestry, natural resources, wildlife and the wood products industry. We encourage you to share these teaching aides with your students.

If you have any questions about materials or programs please contact Amy Juliana, NCFA’s Education Programs Manager at (800) 231-7723 ext. 2.

Listed below is a brief overview of the Educational materials and resources that NCFA offers. Please visit the individual education subpages for more details and information.

Educational Materials and Resources

Resources highlight sustainable forestry, natural resources, and environmental education.

  • Posters
  • Goods From the Woods Boxes
  • Publications and Documents
  • Careers

Student Programs

Outreach opportunities for students in North Carolina.

  • Branching Out with NCFA – Free Outreach for students located in the Central Piedmont Counties
  • Forestry and Environmental Camps – On site field trips for middle and high school.
  • Forest Education Ambassador Network – Speak with a professional in your community.

Professional Development for Educators

  • Discover forestry in North Carolina! Sustainable Forestry Teachers Experience–a professional development workshop for STEM Educators that demonstrates all elements of sustainable forestry in North Carolina. Discover the forest in our state and learn about the wood products industry.
  • Project Learning Tree–an award winning, multi-disciplinary environmental education program for educators and students in Pre-K though grade 12.

Forest Products Week Essay Contest

Essay Contest Essay contest for grades 3-12 that celebrates National Forest Products Week.

Scholarship Program

The NCFA’s Forest Education and Conservation Foundation (FECF) offers a scholarship program for students pursuing a forestry career in the state of North Carolina