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Keith O'Herrin

Keith O'Herrin

Urban Forester Union County Centerktoherri@ncsu.edu
Street Address: 3230-D Presson Rd
Monroe, NC 28112
Mailing Address: 3230-D Presson Rd
Monroe, NC 28112

Job Description Promotes urban forestry across Union County to realize the economic, social and environmental benefits provided by trees. Consults municipalities on tree preservation during development through plan review and ordinance revisions. Introducing youth to nature as a career path. Provides arborist consultation to HOAs and homeowners.

Recent Posts by Keith O'Herrin

Privacy Screening, How to Make a Privacy Screen, Privacy Screen and Nature, What to Build to Hide Neighbors Yard, Hide Neighbors House

Vegetative Screening

Urban trees provide a lot of benefits to us where we live, work, and play. They clean the air …

Slime Flux, What is this Foul Smell in my tree, Tree smells bad, Tree is Leaking, Tree Smells, Why Does My Tree Stink, Why Does my Tree Smell Like Alcohol

Slime Flux

With the hot weather comes a foul-smelling and unsightly seepage of sap from the trunk of shade trees, called …

Cover photo for The Dangers of Plastic Netting

The Dangers of Plastic Netting

Did you know that plastic netting is commonly embedded in turf sod and erosion control blankets? This plastic netting …

Union County Great Trees Program

Union County Great Trees

Union County has Great Trees! Union County Cooperative Extension is rolling out a new program – Union County Great …

Cane Creek Park, Parks in Union County, Parks Near Charlotte, Family Friendly Activities Near Charlotte

Cane Creek Park

Cane Creek Park is more than 1,000 acres of land surrounding a 350 acre lake and hosts a wide …

Orchard of Pecan Trees, How to Grow an Orchard in North Carolina, North Carolina Trees, North Carolina Forests, North Caroline Climate, Things to do in Charlotte, Things to do in Union County, Things to do in North Carolina, Charlotte, Union County, Monroe, North Carolina, We Grow Union County, NC Agriculture, Farms in NC

Starting Your Orchard

The climate and soils here in Union County are well suited to grow many types of fruit trees. The …

Lichens

Does Your Tree Have Lichens?

Here at Union County Extension, the questions we get change with the seasons. This time of year, we often …

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