Dare County

2014: Forest Health Year-In-Review

The beauty and productivity of North Carolina’s forests have historically been challenged by a variety of threats.  Healthy forests are generally accustomed to pests and conditions that are native to the area where they grow. Outbreaks of common pests may occur periodically and cause a great deal of damage; but, for the most part, forests are […]

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Troxler gets firsthand look at wildfires

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler on Tuesday visited the sites of two major wildfires burning in eastern North Carolina. He met with N.C. Forest Service crews to learn how they are battling the fires, and also saw damage firsthand. The Forest Service became part of the NCDA&CS on July 1. Commissioner Troxler saw the Juniper Road […]

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