Who Can Help

A survey of Southern forest landowners found that “most family forest owners have a deep love for their land and a strong desire to do what is right, but they need help in knowing what their options are and what is best for them and their woods.” (Butler 2013) Below is information about the natural resource professionals who can answer your questions and provide guidance in your forest management decisions.

ATFS Standard 8, Performance Measure 8.1
Landowner should use qualified natural resource professionals and qualified contractors when contracting for services.
ATFS Standard 2, Indicator 2.1.2
Landowner should obtain advice from appropriate qualified natural resource professionals or qualified contractors who are trained in, and familiar with, relevant laws, regulations and ordinances.



Learn about the services each agency or organization provides to North Carolina’s woodland owners and how to contact them.


Professional assistance is available with every aspect of managing your woodlands. Here is a list of topics you might require assistance with and who can help with each.