Coastal Academy

Sustainable Forestry Teachers' Academy
Coastal Academy
June 17-21, 2013
New Bern, NC

The Coastal Academy will visit a variety of mills, forests, and educational stops throughout the New Bern area. Teachers will stay at the Comfort Suites River Front Park located in New Bern. Rooms will be assigned, double occupancy, for all Academy participants. Breakfast consists of the continental breakfast provided by the hotel, lunch is usually sandwiches/salads, and the group visits various restaurants in downtown New Bern for dinner. Transportation is provided by a licensed motorcoach company. Lodging, meals, and transportation are provided for all Academy participants.

Registration for 2013 is Closed

Sample Schedule - New Bern


12:30pm Registration Opens
1:00pm Orientation and Forestry Introduction
2:00 Project Learning Tree Session 1
5:30 Historic Trolley Tour of New Bern
7:00 Dinner & Naval Stores Presentation
7:30am Daily Briefing
9:00 NCDFR Claridge Nursery
11:30 Lunch
2:00pm Private Landowner Property Tour
4:00 Technology Exercise
7:00 Dinner
7:30am Daily Briefing
7:45 Urban Forestry Intro
8:15 Urban Forestry in New Bern
9:30 Croatan National Forest
12:45pm Lunch
1:30 Atlantic Veneers
4:00 Free Time
6:30 Dinner
7:30am Daily Briefing
7:45 Forest Measurements Exercise
9:45 Weyerhaeuser Greenville Lumber Facility
12:30pm Lunch
1:30 Craven Wood Energy
6:00 Cool Springs EE Center
7:00 Dinner @ Cool Springs
8:00am Project Learning Tree Session 2
10:00 Review/Group Presentations
11:30 Lunch
12:30pm Continue Review/Wrap-up/Evaluations
2:00 Adjourn - Safe Travels Home!