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NC’s Future Forests are in Caring Hands

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The concept of stewardship has always fascinated Amelia Thompson. A second year student in the Forest Management Technology program at Montgomery Community College in Troy, North Carolina, Thompson was searching for a way to serve God and people in the setting she prefers: nature. “The idea of caring for land and the trees on it […]

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MCC Forestry Program Gears Up for Growth

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The Forestry Management Technology program at Montgomery Community College is expanding capacity with new facilities and capabilities. Just north of the forestry building on the west side of the MCC Campus sits a brand new equipment storage facility. The ten-bay, open-air shed measures a whopping 30 feet deep and 170 feet in length, secured by […]

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MCC Forestry Program Finds Success at Cradle Competition

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If someone said you lived near the Cradle of Forestry, would you know what they were talking about? Nestled in Western North Carolina, below the Blue Ridge Parkway, is the birthplace of forestry in America. A national historic site, the land was purchased by George and Edith Vanderbilt during a major logging boom. Dr. Carl Schenck, […]

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