Ball Creek Road (FS 83) and Shope Fork Road (FS 751) are currently OPEN.
Western North Carolina Hunting Seasons - Macon County, NC
Turkey Season - 2020
  April 04 – May 9
Feral Hog and Other Small Game
  year round

See the NCDNR web site for specific species and dates


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


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Black Locust & Drought: Field Study Suggests that Drought Diminishes its Nitrogen-Fixing Ability

With its symbiotic bacteria, black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia) makes its own nitrogen fertilizer – and can share it with other tree species. “In early successional temperate forests, symbiotic nitrogen fixation is often the main source of new nitrogen,” says USDA Forest Service scientist Chelcy Miniat.

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