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North Carolina's forest land is one of the greatest influences on the state, providing economic value and adding immeasurably to the quality of life for its residents. The forest products industry is the largest manufacturing business sector in the state, contributing approximately $31.4 billion annually to the state's economy and providing around 144,000 jobs for North Carolinians. The NC Forest Service's primary purpose is to ensure adequate and quality forest resources for the state to meet its present and future needs.


NC Forest Stewardship Newsletter

Summer 2017 Newsletter

Are you Actively Managing your Stewardship Property?

Montgomery Community College

2017 Prescribed Burner Certified Burner Training

October 16-17, 2017

Firewise North Carolina

Protecting your residence from wildfire

How can roofing materials reduce or increase your risk of wildfire impact?

About NC Forest Products

#1 Manufacturing Sector in the state for employment in combined sectors of furniture, wood products and paper.
#2 Forest Products Industry in the US for employment for number of jobs supported.
$31.4 Billion Annual Economic Contribution to the state's economy & supports over 144 thousand jobs.
Forest Products Resources