Tree Farmers

The N.C. Tree Farm Program has about 1,000 certified Tree Farmers who actively manage nearly 250,000 acres of woodlands. Some of these experienced woodland owners share the stories of their Tree Farms below. You’ll also find helpful tips on getting started with forest management and how to share your Tree Farm with others.


2009 Tree Farmers of the Year Alice and Riddick Ricks

GETTING STARTED

Do you want to be a good steward of your woodlands, but you’re just not sure how to care for it? Here’s some information on how to get started with forest management and the steps you’ll need to take to qualify for Tree Farm certification.


SHARING YOUR TREE FARM

If you are interested in hosting a tour of your Tree Farm for a small group or friends or a large group of fellow Tree Farmers, here are some tips for making your event a success.

TREE FARMER STORIES

One of the benefits of membership in the N.C. Tree Farm Program is the opportunity to learn from other Tree Farmers. Here are stories about some of our state’s many outstanding forest stewards.

Nocturnal Wildlife photographed by Craven County Tree Farmer Joe Hughes

TREE FARM PICTURES

North Carolina Tree Farmers share pictures from their woods.