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NC State Extension

Public Lands and Wildlife Management

“We the People” are owners and users of vast acreages of national forest land, wilderness areas, national seashores and national and state parks and recreation areas, all important to North Carolina’s economy. This portal will discuss legal issues relative to our use of those resources, as well as legal issues surrounding wildlife management and endangered species.


Endangered Species:  Working with Wildlife This fact sheet covers the basics of the intersection between the Endangered Species Act and private land ownership (emphasis on forestry)



List of Endangered and Threatened Species by North Carolina County (US Fish and Wildlife Service)