Landowner Liability and Protection

Land Ownership, Liability, and the Law in North Carolina (N.C. State University Cooperative Extension)
This publication explains the major laws impacting landowners’ liability in North Carolina and the responsibilities landowners have for invited and uninvited users of their property.

Trespassing and Landowner Liability (American Forest Foundation)
The law requires a certain duty of care for all visitors to your land, even those who enter it without your permission.

Protecting Your Forestland Asset: The NC Landowner Protection Act (N.C. State University Cooperative Extension)
This article describes the provisions of the N.C. Landowner Protection Act, which strengthens existing law regarding trespass on private property.

Landowner Protection Act (N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission)
The Landowner Protection Act clarifies existing trespass laws for the purposes of hunting, fishing and trapping, and specifies the requirements for written permission on posted land.

Sample Landowner Permission Form (N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission)
As a public service, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission provides this as a sample permission form

Marking Boundary Lines (video) (N.C. Tree Farm Program)
In part 4 of this series, Tree Farmer Rett Davis talks about marking your boundary lines to protect against trespassing.