Don’t be careless. Be ready. Learn more about burning responsibly with this careless debris burning infographic.Learn More
North Carolina's updated forest action plan has been approved by the USDA Forest Service and is now ready to be implemented by forestry stakeholders across the state. Learn more about North Carolina's updated forest action plan, where to find it and how to use it.News Release
Planting the right tree in the right place and being good stewards for the environment within our own communities are simple but mighty actions with lasting impact.Blog Article
Many people associate fire with destruction, devastation and loss. Large clouds of smoke, burly orange blazes, tree limbs snapping and ash falling like snow are some of the images we’ve all seen that contribute to the “fire is bad” perception. While wildfires can reach a dangerous and destructive level quickly, not all fire is bad.Blog Article
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.