North Carolina's Emerging Forest Threats: Management Options for Healthy Forests

Forest landowners are seeing increased pressure from threats like fire, insects, disease, extreme weather, and drought on their land and resources. The last decade has brought record droughts to North Carolina, increasing wildfires, expanding insect and plant invasions, and more intense hurricane and tornado events. However, there are forest management strategies that can be used to decrease the risk from these threats.

North Carolina Forest Service