The National Forests in North Carolina are scattered throughout the state of North Carolina.
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National Forests in North Carolina, where gentle mountain slopes stretch for miles, with gardens of magenta rhododendron, salt marshes that connect to the sea, and lakes surrounded by pine forests.  Every year 7 million people visit these forests to camp, hike, mountain bike, hunt, fish, take scenic drives or enjoy the forest's solitude. Click below to find out more about the four National Forests in North Carolina (Nantahala, Pisgah, Uwharrie, Croatan).

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Features

Forest Service Improves “Brookie” Habitat in Western North Carolina

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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. 


Young Forests Can Benefit Wildlife

Globe Mulberry Project

It’s easy to think of forests as peaceful, unchanging places. In reality, this isn’t the case, because forests are much more dynamic than they may seem. In fact, the forests are shaped by change, and many forest ecosystems depend upon it.


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Spotlights

Restoring Fire to the Mountains

Five months after the Dobson Knob prescribed burn, shows the benefits of prescribed burning.

Prescribed burning promotes forest health and helps reduce risks to communities

Nantahala-Pisgah National Forests Plan Revision

Nantahala-Pisgah National Forest Plan

The U.S. Forest Service is revising the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests Land and Resource Management Plan.

 




Ribbon Cut for New Cherokee Youth Center

Children and local officials cut the ribbon to officially open the new Snowbird Youth Center

The children of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians have a new, environmentally friendly building to learn, play and grow.

Hydraulic Fracturing & Plan Revision

Learn about how hydraulic fracturing fits into revision of the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests management plan.



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