Beginning Sept. 13, 2021, approximately $2.5 million in funding is available as part of the USDA Farm Service Agency’s Agricultural Disaster Recovery Program – Woodland Recovery Assistance (ADRP-WRA) block grant. Funding is time limited, set to expire Dec. 31, 2023 or when available funding has been allocated.More Information
This grant program offered by the USDA is a time-limited program to support those in the timber industry who have experienced losses in revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic.More Information
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Record visitation seen at public lands during COVID-19 pandemic; public reminded to maintain social distanceNews Release
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 $34.9 billion annually to the state's economy and providing around 148,000 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.