Winston-Salem, NC (September 24, 2004)- The North Carolina Urban Forest Council consists of individuals, citizen groups, nonprofit organizations, businesses and agencies from around the state that share an interest in community and urban forestry. The Council helps communities strengthen the efforts of local groups by serving as a resource, a forum for networking and discussion and an advocate of the urban forest. The Council seeks to encourage and support these communities in their urban forest management efforts.
The Council hosts conferences and workshops across the state for training and networking opportunities. They also co-sponsor conferences with others in the green industry. Their members promote the benefits of urban forest management and healthy community forests. They educate elected officials and decision-makers about important issues affecting the future of trees in North Carolina’s communities.
For more information, visit the North Carolina Urban Forest Council.