The following recorded messages are available free of charge by dialing 1-800-662-7301. Request the message by number and have a paper and pencil handy to take notes. Teletip messages are available 24 hours a day when using a touch tone telephone. Rotary telephone users will need to request messages through an operator. Operators are available 11:00 am to 1:00 pm each week day. Additional information on these topics and a list of all teletip messages are available from your County Extension Center.

Timber Prices

Timber prices are updated quarterly. Regions are divided roughly along a northeast to southwest line ranging from Greensboro, NC to Charlotte, NC.

2680
Western Region: Pine
2682
Western Region: Oak and Mixed Hardwood
2686
Eastern Region: Pine
2688
Eastern Region: Oak and Mixed Hardwood

Gypsy Moth

2751
Gypsy Moth: Description and Biology
2752
Gypsy Moth: History and Present Conditions
2753
Gypsy Moth: Affect on Trees
2754
Gypsy Moth: Potential Forest Damage
2755
Gypsy Moth: Control
2756
Gypsy Moth: What Homeowners Can Do
2757
Gypsy Moth: What Tourists and Campers Can Do
2758
Gypsy Moth and Honey Bees

Forestry

2605
Steps to Growing Yellow Pines
2607
Steps to Growing White Pines
2609
Steps to Growing Hardwood
2611
Steps to Growing Christmas Trees
2623
How to Become a Tarheel Tree Farmer
2625
Obtaining Forest Seedlings
2627
Obtaining Assistance from Forest Service
2629
Obtaining Assistance from Consulting Foresters
2631
Cost-Share Forestry Assistance
2635
Controlling Bark Beetles in Pine Woodlands
2639
Best Forest Management Practices to Protect Water Quality
2642
Measuring Timber
2644
Selling Timber

Wildlife

2582
Planting Trees for Wildlife
2650
Bears (black)
2651
Beavers
2652
Chipmunks
2653
Deer
2654
Opossum
2656
Raccoon
2658
Snakes, How to Identify Poisonous
2659
Snakes, Myths
2660
Improving Wildlife Habitat
2661
Improving Urban Wildlife Habitat
2662
Caring for Wild Orphans
2663
Wild Animals as Pets
2669
Bird Houses, Care and Operation
2708
Snakes, How to Control
2710
Squirrels
2727
Blackbirds
2946
Rabbits

Wood for Home Heating

2587
Operating a Chain Saw Safely
4119
Fireplace Efficiency and Operation
4154
Heating the Home With Wood
4155
Firewood for Home Heat
4167
Selecting a Wood Stove
4171
Selecting Chimneys for Wood Stoves
4175
Wood Stove Safety and Installation

Forest Products and Housing

2648
Air Drying Lumber
2711
Termites
2716
Woodpeckers
2737
Powderpost Beetles and Wood Borers
4301
Controlling Mildew on Exterior Wood Siding
4307
Controlling Wood Rot in Homes
4374
Selecting Pressure- Treated Wood for Home Use
4377
Selecting Wood for Fences and Decks
4394
Using Soil Covers and Crawl Spaces
4397
Ventilating Crawl Spaces and Attics

Shade and Ornamental Trees

2504
Ash
2506
Basswood
2508
Beech
2510
Birch
2512
Cedar, Red
2513
Cedar, White (Juniper)
2518
Chinquapin
2524
Cypress
2528
Elm
2530
Ginkgo
2532
Gum, Sweet
2533
Gum, Black
2535
Hemlock
2537
Hickory
2539
Holly, American
2541
Ironwood
2543
Magnolia
2546
Maple, Culture
2549
Oak
2553
Pear, Flowering
2555
Pine, Culture
2556
Pine, Diseases and Insects
2557
Pine, White
2560
Poplar, Yellow (Tulip)
2562
Redbud
2566
Sourwood
2568
Sycamore
2570
Willow, Weeping
2572
Pruning Trees
2573
Transplanting Native Trees
2574
Fertilizing Trees
2575
Insect Pests of Trees
2576
Selecting Shade Trees
2577
Selecting Woody Plants for Coastal Areas
2578
Avoiding Problem Trees
2579
Removing and Using Leaves
2580
Using Fruit Trees in the Landscape
2581
Why Leaves Change Color
2584
Planting Trees for Windbreaks and Noise Barriers
2585
Controlling Bark Beetles in Yard Pines
2586
Removing Tree Stumps
2588
Repairing Storm Damaged Trees
2590
Estimating Value of Trees
2592
Hiring a Tree Service
2594
Controlling Webworms in Trees
2595
Controlling Tent Caterpillars in Trees
2597
Selecting a Christmas Tree
2598
Caring for a Cut Christmas Tree
2599
Caring for a Living Christmas Tree

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Published in August 1997

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