Aircraft is essential to the mission of the North Carolina Forest Service.NCFS Aviation
View a short video about timber and pine straw sales at Bladen Lakes State Forest.View video on YouTube
The North Carolina Forest Service educates residents on how to prevent wildfires.More about Wildfire Prevention in NC
Just in time for spring cookout season, join the staff of Bladen Lakes State Forest while they make charcoal-- The old fashioned way! .Watch Video on YouTube
2017 Volunteer Fire Assistance Award ProgramRegion 1 Awards Posted
North Carolina's forest land is one of the greatest influences on the state, providing economic value and adding immeasurably to the quality of life for its residents. The forest products industry is the largest manufacturing business sector in the state, contributing approximately $31.4 billion annually to the state's economy and providing around 144,000 jobs for North Carolinians. The NC Forest Service's primary purpose is to ensure adequate and quality forest resources for the state to meet its present and future needs.