In October 2023, five Landscape Architects including myself met at this beautiful place called Max Patch to assess trailhead expansion opportunities and discuss ideas about how to solve some of the challenges that this extremely popular and spectacular recreation site experiences. Being that Max Patch...

I couldn't help but think of our group as like Power Rangers protecting natural resources after seeing this group photo. As part of field day to an undisclosed location in Nantahala National Forest near Rainbow Springs, the Botanist of the NFs in NC got all...

One of the best things about my term as a Resource Assistant has been living in the area where I’m stationed, in the Blue Ridge Mountains of NC. The Blue Ridge Mtns are a subregion of the Appalachian Mountains in Western North Carolina. The duty...

The big idea behind working for the United States Forest Service can be summed up in the simplest way possible by the USFS motto "Caring for the Land and Serving People". This motto serves underlies all aspects of the USFS. From the National Forest System...