The Transylvania Times -

By Park Baker
Staff Writer 

National Forests Broken Into Geographic Areas – Brevard NC


February 2, 2017

The U.S. Forest Service is proposing the above "Geographic Areas" For Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests

As part of the Pisgah/Nantahala National Forest revision plan, both national forests have been broken into several geographic areas.

While this mapping is just a draft, for the U.S. Forest Service it's another piece of information, including public comments and stakeholder input, that will help form the finished management plan for the public lands sometime in 2018.

For the Pisgah Ranger district, acreage east of N.C. 215 is now considered the Pisgah Ledge, which extends all the way through Henderson and a small portion of Buncombe counties.

The Pisgah Ledge looks similar to maps of t...

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