Read the draft Assessment Report, prepared as part of the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forest management plan revision process, now available online.
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.
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 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.
The U.S. Forest Service has unveiled the new recreation guide to the Croatan National Forest.
National forest officials have issued a flash flood bulletin for nearby communities and people who camp outdoors. A flash flood is a serious weather event for forest visitors because rising flood water is extremely dangerous—a sudden surge can claim victims in less than one minute.
Looking for a September vacation destination? Consider the Jackrabbit Mountain Recreation Area in the Tusquitee Ranger District, Nantahala National Forest.
Each year, approximately 2,500 cords of wood are harvested from the Nantahala, Pisgah, Uwharrie, and Croatan 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.
In late August and through the month of September, the Forest Service will sell permits for harvesting ginseng in the national forests in western North Carolina. Ginseng is one of a number of forest products that visitors can harvest in national forests with a permit.
By middle school, Le’Andra Smith already knew what she wanted to be when she grew up.
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.
The four national forests in North Carolina will host their annual Kids Fishing Days in May and early June 2013. These free events allow families and friends to share in fun and quality outdoor time together while learning about one of our nation’s favorite pastimes – fishing.