Mission:

To provide statewide leadership, guidance, and funding to measurably expand opportunities for current and future generations to experience quality outdoor activities.

Vision:

North Carolina’s great outdoor heritage is passed along to future generations with opportunities to enjoy activities that are accessible, abundant, and conveniently located for all.

Guiding Principles:

  • Inclusive

  • Transparent, Accountable and Efficient

  • Sustain opportunity for future generations

  • Move with a sense of purpose and urgency

  • Recognize effective work of others to avoid duplication

  • Recognize multiple and compatible uses of resources, including public lands

  • Partner with organizations to achieve our vision

  • Merge the legacy of the past with the possibilities of the future