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Local Partnerships Lead To Habitat Improvement On Local Public Lands

 

Last updated 8/17/2020 at 3:43pm

The Shared Stewardship Program's first project last year was at Cove Creek in Pisgah National Forest. The goal of the project was to stop vehicle crossings that can pollute the water. (Courtesy photos)

On July 27 at the N.C. Arboretum, Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue met with a few state officials and local conservationists to discuss issues surrounding Pisgah and Nantahala national forests.

The meeting was held in an open-air tent and was limited in participation to meet social distancing requirements. In attendance was also the chief of the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), the USFS regional forester, the N.C. National Forest supervisor and the USFS deputy forest supervisor.

From the state were N.C. Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler and his assistant, along with the N.C. State...



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