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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: Oct. 20-26

By on October 26, 2012

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. “2012 State Fair ends

News Roundup: Aug. 11-17

By on August 17, 2012

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. “Report: Drought intensifies in

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

News Roundup: June 9-15

By on June 15, 2012

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. “Lighting a fire in