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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Modeling Study on Cattle Feed Crops & River Flow Depletion

A new study uses a USDA Forest Service modeling tool – the Water Supply Stress Index, or WaSSI, ecosystem services model – to explore the relationship between water use, river flows, and fish populations across the conterminous U.S. Brian Richter from the University of Virginia led the study. SRS researcher Peter Caldwell’s expertise with WaSSI was instrumental in relating water use to depletion of river flows.

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