NC State Forestry Class Visits the Grandfather

The Grandfather Restoration Project is getting recognized throughout North Carolina for leading the way in prescribed burning in mountain ecosystems. The senior forestry operations class from North Carolina State University (NC State) Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources toured the Grandfather Ranger District in April, visiting a prescribed fire unit near dobson knob and viewing wildfire effects in the Linville Gorge Wilderness.

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NCSU Forestry Operations class atop Pinnacles in Linville Gorge

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National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day

Join communities throughout the U.S. on Saturday, May 3, 2014 for the first National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day!

National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day

Organize friends, an entire neighborhood, a faith-based or youth group and participate in a project that reduces your community’s wildfire risk. Commit a couple of hours or the entire day and join others throughout the nation making their communities a safer place.