ATFS Standard 5, Performance Measure 5.1
Forest management activities shall protect habitats and communities occupied by threatened or endangered species as required by law.
Landowner shall confer with natural resource agencies, state natural resource heritage programs, qualified natural resource professionals or review other sources of information to determine occurrences of threatened or endangered species on the property and their habitat requirements.
Forest management activities shall incorporate measures to protect identified threatened or endangered species on the property.
North Carolina is home to 69 threatened and endangered species or species of concern. The agencies below maintain statewide lists of these plant and animal species and information on their habitat requirements. For information about species that might be present on your Tree Farm search by county here.