North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission Press Release
Media contact: Jodie B. Owen
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wildlife Commission Supports U.S. Forest Service’s Proposed Management Areas
RALEIGH, N.C. (Nov. 24, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is joining other organizations in supporting the proposed management areas unveiled by the U.S. Forest Service for the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests, located in western North Carolina.
The U.S. Forest Service is revising its Land Management Plan for Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests, which will guide management activities for the next 10 to 15 years. As part of that process, the Forest Service has established two management areas, or zones, that encompass approximately 700,000 acres where activities, such as wildlife management, sustainable timber harvests, controlled burns or other measures, can be used to create good habitat for a persity of wildlife species.[Read more…] about Wildlife Commission Supports Proposed Management Areas