Save Hofmann

NC State University planned to sell Hofmann Forest – the largest state-owned landscape in North Carolina. Ron Sutherland, conservation scientist at the Wildlands Network, planned to stop it. But there’s one catch: The Hofmann is a short-rotation pine plantation that is managed for timber. What makes it valuable for conservation?

In a word? Connectivity.



Funding for this podcast was generously provided by the Wilburforce Foundation.

2017-03-18T23:00:25-04:00 June 9th, 2015|

About the Author:

Christine Brown
Christine Brown is a PhD candidate at North Carolina State University. She works with Dr. Nick Haddad studying the effects of corridors on spider resource subsidies for the Corridor Project at Savannah River Site, SC. She enjoys studying the dramas of tiny predators, likening them to little cougars and wolves, but with more replication. For more information visit