Viewing: Headwaters State Forest

Two volunteers make headway at Headwaters, cleaning up trash and inspiring others to do the same

By on April 22, 2021

Earth Day is a time for each of us to reflect on how our lives impact the planet, our environment. We can think about and commit to new clean and green practices that reduce our carbon footprints, one step at

Experience the splendor of fall in a North Carolina state forest

By on October 7, 2020

Crisp air, zero humidity, leaf fall and pumpkins are all signs of the time when summer transitions to fall in North Carolina. It’s no surprise that North Carolinians and out-of-staters alike turn to the great outdoors in North Carolina this

State Forests offer great options for Father’s Day outings

By on June 18, 2020

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

Public-private partnership making headway on Headwaters conservation effort

By on February 4, 2014

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

News Roundup: May 18-24

By on May 24, 2013

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

Commissioner Troxler among recipients of 2013 Lela McBride Award for land conservation

By on May 20, 2013

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler is one of three recipients of the 2013 Lela McBride Award for his role in conserving thousands of acres of forest in Western North Carolina. Other winners are former U.S. Rep. Charles Taylor and family, and