Our Mission

The Partnership strives to create a lasting voice for innovative management and public investment in the public forests of North Carolina’s mountains for the future.

Our Interests

Wildlife

Wildlife

Diverse, healthy wildlife habitats and populations

Water

Water

Clean, abundant water resources

Economic Development

Support for the region and local communities

Forest Products

Forest Products

Sustainable timber harvests through restoration efforts

Conservation

Conservation

Ecologically-sound forest communities and protection for unique places

Cultural Heritage

Cultural Heritage

Sense of place, history, heritage

Recreation

Recreation

A wide range of opportunities for
enjoying the forest

Our Vision

We envision a thriving, resilient forest within its natural range of variation, able to support healthy ecosystems, wildlife populations, local economies, and traditional uses. We envision a forest with the connectivity and integrity to remain resilient in the face of the changes and challenges of the future.

THANK YOU TO OUR SUPPORTERS FOR THEIR GENEROSITY

The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation