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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 $34.9 billion annually to the state's economy and providing around 148,000 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.

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Best Management Practices

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Learn about how forestry intersects with threatened and endangered aquatic species in this special edition newsletter.


Forest Protection

‘Poolside Pests’ program encourages pool owners to look for and report nonnative insects

‘Poolside Pests’ is a program aimed at increasing awareness of Asian longhorned beetle and spotted lanternfly.

State Forests

Holmes Educational State Forest: The Talking Forest Spring 2021 Newsletter

Learn about what's happening at Holmes Educational State Forest.

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.
$34.9 Billion Annual Economic Contribution to the state's economy & supports over 148 thousand jobs.
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