Buying a Forest

January 2007
Ford Reports;2007, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p7
The article provides information on the Conservation Fund's Resourceful Communities program in North Carolina. The Conservation Fund purchased a 521-acre property that adjoins the one-mile buffer around Fort Bragg and more than 5,000 acres of red-cockaded woodpecker habitat. Hoke County officials are working with Resourceful Communities to develop a forest management plan that includes sustainable harvest of timber and recreational uses.


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