Mark Megalos, Ph.D. is the co-leader of the Climate, Forests and Woodlands Community of Practice. Mark is Extension Associate Professor and an Extension Specialist in Forestry Extension at North Carolina State University. Mark has 32 years of forestry experience in NC and 34 years as a professional forester. Mark is the utility player in the Forestry Extension group working on areas including Forest management, Forest Taxation, Conservation Planning, Carbon Valuation of forests, Estate Planning, General forest management, adaptation strategies for a changing climate. Mark is one of the PIs on the PINEMAP southern pine forest climate adaptation project. He is also a woodworker, composter, gardener, recreational canoeist and bunny rescuer.