Forest Health

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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Dozens of department employees recognized for project to save trees that “get in people’s hearts.”

Dozens of department employees recognized for project to save trees that “get in people’s hearts.”

“The project was very complex and difficult.” That’s just part of the way Robert Trickel with the N.C. Forest Service described a project that prompted a recent award for 41 Forest Service employees. Their success in rising to the challenge earned them the NCDA&CS Excellence in Team Accomplishment Award. After the nomination and selection process, […]

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Help Us Spot the Invasive Spotted Lanternfly!

Help Us Spot the Invasive Spotted Lanternfly!

As its area of infestation grows, North Carolinians should be on the lookout and report sightings of the spotted lanternfly! The spotted lanternfly is sure to draw looks with its vibrant coloration and speckled pattern. By most accounts, it’s a pretty insect. Pretty damaging, that is. Pretty annoying, too! But no matter how attractive it […]

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