On Sept 26th 2019, USDA's Forest Service and Natural Resources Conservation Service and the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, the North Carolina Forest Service, and the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission signed a Shared Stewardship Agreement.

Understand the agreement here!
The All Lands Strategy is collaboratively developed by local, state and federal government agencies, conservation interests and local stakeholders to prioritize, coordinate and better deliver conservation services across all lands in Western North Carolina.

Click here to learn more about our priorities.
On the Grandfather Ranger District, USFS and NC State partners are collaborating on a combination of stand improvement, commercial thinning, regeneration, and prescribed burning proposed to reduce the risk and increase the resilience to wildfire.

Learn about the Lovers Branch Project.
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North Carolina Forest Management Quick...

This map serves as a quick start map to display forest and land management activity in the state of North Carolina.

Layers include:
  1. Administrative boundaries in North Carolina for all NC managed areas, as well as the National Forests boundaries.
  2. USFS: Hazardous Fuels Treatments (pulled from FACTS)
  3. ...

North Carolina Fire & Fuels Quick Start Map

This map serves as a quick start map to display fire and fuels activity in the state of North Carolina.

Layers include:
  1. Administrative boundaries in North Carolina for all NC managed areas, as well as the National Forests boundaries.
  2. USFS: Hazardous Fuels Treatments (pulled from FACTS)
  3. Southern Blue Ridge Fire Learning Network- Landscapes
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North Carolina Wildlife Quick Start Map

This map serves as a quick start map to display wildlife activity and priorities in the state of North Carolina.

Layers include:
  1. Administrative boundaries in North Carolina for all NC managed areas, as well as the National Forests boundaries.
  2. 2015 NC State Wildlife Action Plan - HUC 12 Priorities
  3. Prioritizing Road Segments for Wildlife Crossings (check the box to turn on layers in map)
    1. Large Species Model
    2. Small Species Model
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