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Forests and forestry
Ashe, William Willard
by Bedingfield, Frank, V. William Willard Ashe, forester, dendrologist, and conservationist, was born at Elmwood, the family home in Raleigh. The oldest of nine children of Samuel A'Court Ashe and Hannah Emerson Willard Ashe, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Biltmore Forest School
by Jolley, Harley E. Biltmore Forest School by Harley E. Jolley, 2006 See Also: Biltmore House; Asheville; Biltmore Industries; Pisgah National Forest The Biltmore Forest School, established near Asheville in [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Croatan National Forest
by Farnham, Thomas J. In July 1936, under the authority granted by the 1911 Weeks Act, President Franklin D. Roosevelt designated as a national forest the 77,000 acres the federal government already owned in North [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Damtoft, Walter Julius
by Lanning, E. Kaye. Walter Julius Damtoft, forester and business and civic leader in western North Carolina, was born in Southport, Conn., the son of Knud Julius and Dagmas (Jacobi) Damtoft. He received a bachelor of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Ferebee, Percy Bell
by Stephens, George Myers. Ferebee, Percy Bell by George Myers Stephens, 1986 29 May 1891–30 Dec. 1970 Percy Bell Ferebee, banker and developer, was born in [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Forests- Part 1:Introduction
by York, Maury, Norris, David A., Freeman, Joan E., Southern, David, Rohr, Karl, Bullard, A. J., Snow, Jean. Forests by Joan E. Freeman, 2006 Additional research provided by A. J. Bullard, David A. Norris, Karl Rohr, Jean Snow, David Southern, and Maurice C. York. See also: Biltmore Forest [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Forests- Part 2: Important North Carolina Tree Species
by Southern, Ed, York, Maury, Norris, David A., Freeman, Joan E., Rohr, Karl, Bullard, A. J., Snow, Jean. Forests by Joan E. Freeman, 2006 Additional research provided by A. J. Bullard, David A. Norris, Karl Rohr, Jean Snow, David Southern, and Maurice C. York. See also: Biltmore Forest School; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Forests- Part 3: Efforts to Protect North Carolina Forests and Trees
by York, Maury, Norris, David A., Freeman, Joan E., Southern, David, Rohr, Karl, Bullard, A. J., Snow, Jean. Forests by Joan E. Freeman, 2006 Additional research provided by A. J. Bullard, David A. Norris, Karl Rohr, Jean Snow, David Southern, and Maurice C. York. See also: Biltmore Forest School; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Luelling, Henderson
by Thompson, Paul B. Henderson Luelling, nurseryman and agricultural entrepreneur, was born in Randolph County, the son of Mesheck Luelling, a physician and nurseryman of Welsh descent and a member of the Back Creek [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Nags Head Woods Ecological Preserve
by Weidman, Rich. Hammocks—unique fertile areas along coastal regions characterized by hardwood vegetation and higher elevations than their surroundings—grew up along the shore of Roanoke Sound and are today protected [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Nantahala National Forest
by Hardin, Elizabeth. Nantahala National Forest by Elizabeth Hardin, 2006 The [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
North Carolina Regional Vegetation
by Horton, Emily S. The wide variety of landforms found in the three regions of North Carolina is evident in the extreme range of vegetation throughout the state. Click on one of the three regions below to see a list of [...] (from NCpedia.)
Paper Mills
by Williams, Wiley J., Stevenson, George, Roundtree, Lynn. The earliest North Carolina paper mill, erected in 1777 in Orange County by John Hulgan, was equipped with a water-powered stamper to pound rags to fiber. From 1777 to 1896, there were ten [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Pinchot, Gifford
by Kelly, Charles B. Pinchot, Gifford by Charles B. Kelly, 1994 11 Aug. 1865–4 Oct. 1946 See also: Biltmore Forest School Gifford Pinchot, forester and politician, was born in Simsbury, Conn., the eldest son of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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