Ball Creek Road (FS 83) and Shope Fork Road (FS 751) are currently OPEN.

Benefits of State and Private Forest Lands for the South Story Map

This story map highlights the importance of southern State and private forests in providing drinking water to downstream communities. See the related publication here.

For information on tours and workshops, please contact Randy Fowler at 828-524-2128, ext. 111.

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Remembering Dr. Wayne T. Swank

Dr. Wayne T. Swank passed away on November 10, 2020 at Solace Hospice House in Asheville, North Carolina. Read about Dr. Swank’s legacy here.

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