NC State's Department of Forest Biomaterials (FB) supports a renowned Wood Products Cooperative Extension program as well as industry and community outreach activities and numerous programs for students and educators:
- Wood Cooperative Extension is dedicated to increasing the competitiveness, profitability and sustainability of North Carolina's wood products industry; strengthening markets; improving the skills of the workforce; and increasing consumer understanding of wood products and their proper use.
- Our Industry & Community Outreach initiatives include continuing education and distance courses for professionals as well as participation in a variety of industry organizations.
Science Outreach & K-12 activities include courses
and workshops for students and teachers as well as a huge on-line
library of downloadable presentations that can enrich classroom learning
for students of all ages.