A wildcrafting, general make-your-forest work for you workshop is scheduled from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. May 26 at the Cashiers library in Jackson County.
Topics include new ginseng regulations, how to start an agro-forestry business, green certification and branding and more. The event is sponsored by Jackson-Macon Conservation Alliance, the WNC Forest Products Cooperative Marketing Project, the Forest Service Southern Research Station and Land of Sky Regional Council
On tap to speak are specialists such as: Jeanine Davis, N.C. Cooperative Extension Service; Alyx Perry, director of the Southern Forests Network; Brian Schneider, management forester at DuPont State Forest.