Photos from the Field

Eye in the sky: My first forest health flight

Eye in the sky: My first forest health flight

By Philip Jackson, Public Information Officer for the N.C. Forest Service In the more than two years that I’ve held the role of public information officer for the N.C Forest Service, I’ve yet to see or experience any form of free time, down period or boredom as others...

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N.C. tree shines as center of White House Christmas decor

N.C. tree shines as center of White House Christmas decor

A Christmas tree from North Carolina is now on display as the official White House Christmas tree and the centerpiece of the home’s Christmas decorations. The Fraser fir from Peak Farms in Ashe County is in the Blue Room. First Lady Dr. Jill Biden officially revealed the decorated tree along with the other White House […]

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Research station welcomes visitors for popcorn tour

On a hot, humid, August morning recently, Amy Manzulich of Roxboro stood on the edge of a corn plot on the Oxford Research Station, watching her four children pull ears of corn from the stalks. Braving the heat was worth it as they each brought over ears and shucked them to see the kernels on […]

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