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Forestry Team Honored

Team members with Extension Forestry and Forestry and Environmental Outreach received an award of excellence (silver) from the Southern Extension Forest Resource Specialists for their work with the Woody Biomass Program. The program provides education and materials to promote economic opportunities related to renewable energy derived from woody biomass.

The honorees are Dr. Robert Bardon, department extension leader;  Dr. Dennie Hazel, extension specialist; Dr. Mark Megalos, extension specialist; James Jeuck, extension associate; Christopher Hopkins, outreach associate; Jasmine Shaw and Susan McIntyre, graduate students; Dr. Susan Moore, extension associate professor; and Kelley Duffield McCarter, program coordinator.

Earlier this year, the NC Woody Biomass Team won the 2009 Innovator Award from the Southern Growth Policies Board and the Outstanding Subject Matter Program Developed by a Team Award from the North Carolina Association of Cooperative Extension Specialists.