How do I get into the project and is there a cost to participate in the project?

Landowners can get details about the project by calling (252) 539-4614 or Director Alton Perry's Email, or Administrative Assistant Sherwynn Best, email There is no project registration fee or fee to participate in the project. However, there are costs associated with forest management for which you may receive financial assistance from various agency funds. Examples are costs to develop forest management plans and reforestation costs to establish the next forest after a tree harvest. These costs are not paid to the project but to an agency or private contractor for services provided.