‘Poolside Pests’ is a program aimed at increasing awareness of Asian longhorned beetle and spotted lanternfly, encouraging North Carolinians to report the pests if they see the pests.News Release
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.