Training Workshops 

The Green Growth Toolbox is meant to be introduced to planners, local government staff, local advisory boards and planning consultants through training workshops.  Brief presentations introducing the Green Growth Toolbox can also be delivered to Town Councils or Boards of Commissioners. The Wildlife Resources Commission and partners can offer workshops to communities across the state of North Carolina.


To request a workshop or brief presentation, contact us at, or


2021 Workshops & Registration

Continuing Education Credits provided by           

Virtual Green Growth Toolbox and NC NHP Data Explorer Training  

Friday, February 12, 2021, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Please contact Brooke Massa for agenda and registration. 

Q&A Sessions: We've started hosting quarterly live Q&A sessions on the Green Growth Toolbox.

Please join us with questions about the latest planning and development issues in your community or questions about the Green Growth Toolbox resources.

Topics include: conservation data, green planning, conservation incentive-based ordinances, and green development review.

The sessions are aimed at those of you who have previous experience with Green Growth Toolbox resources, but feel free to share this invitation with elected officials, advisory board members, or other staff working in your community. Please register here: 

Our next session will be scheduled for March or April. 


THE FOLLOWING WORKSHOPS BELOW ARE POSTPONED TO PREVENT SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS. When the coast is clear we will reschedule workshops, likely in the same locations. In the meantime, we can assist with your planning projects, so please contact use with any questions or assistance requests. We can also provide short (1 - 3 hour) virtual training sessions at request. 


Hosted by Jackson County Planning, Sylva NC 

Hosted by the Land of Sky Regional Council, Leicester NC

Hosted by Wilkesboro Tourism Development Authority, Wilkesboro, NC

Hosted by NC - APA Section 5, Barco, NC