Brian Haines

Brian Haines is public information officer with the N.C. Forest Service, where he has served since 2007. Prior to coming to the Forest Service, he worked as an educator and a journalist.

District 11 wins N.C. Forest Service’s Moreland Gueth Water Quality Award

By on April 29, 2013

The N.C. Forest Service’s District 11 team is the 2012 recipient of the Moreland Gueth Water Quality Award. The award is given in honor of Moreland Gueth, who had a dedicated and commonsense approach to working with people and protecting

N.C. Forest Service adds new certified arborists

By on March 4, 2013

Across North Carolina, the N.C. Forest Service is embracing and promoting the importance of urban forestry, including increasing the number of staff members who are certified arborists through the International Society of Arboriculture. The ISA Certification Program is the industry

Private industry helps Forest Service refurbish military hauler

By on January 14, 2013

The N.C. Forest Service and the people of Gaston and surrounding counties received a great gift recently, a 2007 Freightliner tractor-trailer. The hauling unit came to the Forest Service through a program that makes surplus federal equipment available to state

N.C. Forest Service helps fire departments acquire equipment, training

By on July 25, 2012

Across the state, fire departments are benefiting from the N.C. Forest Service’s Fire Department Assistance Program, which helps them obtain equipment, supplies and training. “The Fire Department Assistance Program is a great partnership between fire departments, the Forest Service and

Volunteer fire department gets help from state program

By on October 24, 2011

Fire Prevention Week was especially rewarding this year for the Meadow Branch Volunteer Fire Department. The department has been in dire need of equipment, and the N.C. Forest Service, along with fire departments from across the state, answered that call.