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Sustainable Forestry: Promising Foresty for Centuries



Proposed by Jodi Riedel, Kenan Fellow
Wakefield High School, Wake County
Mr. Steve Takacs, Principal
Kenan Mentors: Dr. Susan Moore, NCSU

In partnership with the  Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, the NC Forestry Association, and the  Weyerhaeuser Corporation, agricultural education students will understand  sustainable forestry practices and the forestry industry. Students will explore the pertinence and value  of the forestry industry in North Carolina, while also learning skillsthat are used in  today’s forestry industry. The  agricultural education curriculum will also lead students through the exploration of forest ecology, tree identification, and the many practices  involved with sustainable forestry and the forestry careers.