North Carolina’s oldest forest conservation organization

2021 Essay Contest

“What a unique opportunity and difference this may make for students. Thank you for supporting the educational endeavor of all students in science of forestry.” - Hobbton Middle School Teacher

NCFA received 591 essays from as far east as Kill Devil Hills and as far west as Hayesville! Last year, we received 533 essays, thus growing our program by 10.8%! Click here for a map of the 2021 participating schools click this link!

In November, Amy Juliana and the NC Forest Service will be reading essay’s and will announce winners in early December. Thank you to our sponsors- the NC Sustainable Forestry Initiative Implementation Committee and the NC Forest Service as well as all who were involved in making our program successful for another year!

 2021 Essay Contest