Currituck County
NC

Board Agenda

North Carolina Forest Service Annual Report-Eric Lefevers, Currituck County Ranger

Information

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Category:BOC Administrative Report

Meeting History

Oct 16, 2017 6:00 PM Video Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting
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Eric Lefevers, North Carolina Forest Service Currituck Ranger, and Assistant, Aaron Bishop, introduced themselves and provided their professional and educational backgrounds. Mr. Lefevers noted the agency responded to 77 fire calls last year and reviewed the duties and goals of the agency which include information and education services, fire response, issuing burn permits, forest management and development of stewardship plans related to timber improvement, water quality and wildlife. Commissioner Beaumont said the Forest Service offers an excellent course on chainsaw safety. Commissioner Hall noted that logging inspections were performed by the Forest Service. He asked for updated numbers on forest acreage in the county and Mr. Lefevers said he was compiling those numbers and would provide them upon completion. Forest Service District Ranger out of Elizabeth City was also in attendance, and thanked the Board for their support.