Headwaters State Forest

State Forests offer great options for Father’s Day outings

Father’s Day is just a couple of days away, and North Carolina’s state forests are great options for dads to get outside with their families. There are 10 state forests throughout the state – all managed by the N.C. Forest Service, a division of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Three of […]

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Public-private partnership making headway on Headwaters conservation effort

A public-private partnership to conserve nearly 8,000 acres along the crest of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Transylvania County is making progress. The N.C. Forest Service acquired more than 3,200 acres of working forestland and a significant section of the headwaters of the French Broad River’s east fork in 2013, the NCDA&CS, The Conservation Fund […]

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News Roundup: May 18-24

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Abundant rains prove challenging for farmers,” Hendersonville Times News: Farmers depend on ample rain for their livelihoods, but county […]

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