Longleaf Pine Forest and Savanna
Destiny & Adi
Human Impact on Ecosystem
Northeast part was primarily burned by Native Americans, they had an annual burning.
Excellent habitat for many wildlife species and is home to several threatened and endangered species.
Present Protection or Conservation Laws
The American recovery and reinvestment act is in play in this forest and another law was passed to prevent the burning of trees.
Ecosystems Impact on the Culture of the Region
Most of NC's past was shaped by the long-leaf pine. Cattlement, turpentine producers, and loggers were born within and thrived under the long-leaf pine.