The North Carolina Natural Heritage Program has developed the state’s most compprehensive database of natural resource information by combining on-the-ground surveys with advanced GPS and GIS technology.
This information can be accessed several ways:
Sharing What We Know
The North Carolina Natural Heritage Program:
- answers information requests from business and industry, state and federal agencies, local government, and others.
- provides geographic data layers as well as detailed reports.
- provides information that is used for conservation planning.
- provides information that facilitates ecologically sound development and infrastructure projects, such as pipeline corridors, roads, communication towers, and municipal utility projects.