Hikers of a popular trail in North Carolina’s Piedmont region can now have a personally guided tour, with no other person present.
Fall is a great time to visit the Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests in western North Carolina to view leaves adorned in brilliant reds, oranges and yellows.
Local leaders joined Forest Service officials and many others on Aug. 22, 2014 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Job Corps program.
After spending more than three decades working for the USDA Forest Service, Marisue Hilliard retired at the end of 2011 as forest supervisor of the National Forests in North Carolina...
The Oconaluftee Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center recently received one of only twelve 2012 MLK Drum Major for Service Awards from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). This award is the highest national service award offered by the USDA and represents a tremendous commitment to improving the lives of others through community engagement.
The Forest Service has worked with partners to improve brook trout habitat by reducing habitat fragmentation at road crossings and by treating acidic streams using limestone sand.
The U.S. Forest Service National Forests in North Carolina announced the dates and locations of the last two meetings held as part of the Non-motorized Trail Strategy initiative for the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests.
Twenty U.S. Forest Service employees from North Carolina are leaving to help fight fires in northern California. The employees are members of a Type 2 Initial Attack Crew.
Working with others, the U.S. Forest Service may be one step closer to restoring the American chestnut tree to the mountains of western North Carolina.
As part of National Get Outdoors Day, June 8, the U.S. Forest Service is waiving fees at four popular locations in western North Carolina. National Get Outdoors Day is an annual event to encourage healthy, active outdoor fun.
By middle school, Le’Andra Smith already knew what she wanted to be when she grew up.
With Christmas rapidly approaching, Asheville citizens were greeted by the Capitol Christmas tree on Nov. 21.
The U.S. Forest Service National Forests in North Carolina has updated the recreation map of the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests. The map is available online.
Living next to a national forest allows homeowners to enjoy the forest’s scenic beauty, closeness to nature and recreation opportunities.
Volunteers recently talked with more than 100 youths in five classes about a variety of forest-related topics, hoping to instill an early interest in safety and conservation.