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Minerals and organic materials have leached out of the soil in North Carolina's coastal lowlands due to shallow roots and heavy rains resulting in the destruction of local forests. A multi-million dollar experiment in Dare County aims to address the deforestation issue by replanting trees that will in turn, serve as commercial forests.
North Carolina may be poised to lose more of its forest over the next several decades than any other state as ownership of forest land shifts and development increases.