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Virtual Lunch and Learn: Pisgah Forest Plan and Roan Highlands

February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

- Free
Roan Highlands - mountain view with rhododendron in foreground

Join us on February 24th, at 1 pm as Gary Kauffman, Forest Botanist Ecologist for National Forests in North Carolina, provides a short presentation and Q&A about the impacts of the new Pisgah Forest Plan on the future of the Roan Highlands. This includes future goals and objectives for grassy balds management, recreation, spruce restoration, and more.

HERE is a link to the new plan and below is a list of relevant sections for review, which will be pertinent to this presentation.

Relevant Sections for the Roan Highlands:

  • Chapter 2- Forestwide Plan Components
    • Terrestrial Ecosystems
    • Plant and Animal Diversity
    • Dispersed recreation

Terrestrial Ecosystems

  • Chapter 3- Geographic Areas
    • Bald Mountains
  • Chapter 4- Management Areas
    • Special Interest Areas
    • Appalachian National Scenic Trail Corridor
    • Roan Mountain
  • Chapter 5- Monitoring
    • Category 4  –  Ecological conditions and Habitat for Species at Risk
    • Category 5 – Recreation and Visitor Use
    • Category 6 –  Climate Change and Stressors
  • Appendix A – Consolidated objectives including some for Roan Mt

Details

Date:
February 24
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Details

Date:
February 24
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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