FIRE IN THE FOREST

Wildland Fire in the Southern Appalachians

A forest with a line of fire through it

Fire has shaped Southern Appalachian forests for a long time, and has a natural role in the forest ecosystem. Today's enhanced national strategy for addressing wildland fire reflects a better understanding of fire science and the relationships between fire, forests, and people. The three main goals for managing wildfire are listed below.

To learn about wildland fire, visit the new exhibit, Wildland Fire in the Southern Appalachians. The exhibit is located at the Cradle of Forestry.

There are lots of exciting changes at the Cradle of Forestry. Visit us in Pisgah Forest today!