Archive for March 2013

Ancient Cherokee Trail System Restored for Today’s Generation

Ancient Cherokee trail system restored for today’s generation By Jenni Frankenberg Veal Published Sunday, March 3rd 2013 at American Indian trails once wove throughout the North American landscape, following the contours of the land to connect communities and provide trade routes across the continent. While remnants of these ancient trails still exist throughout the…

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Marbled Salamander (Ambystoma opacum)

By:  Rachel Hopkins Wild South Wildlife Ambassador The Marbled Salamander is a small species and grow to be about 9 – 10 inches in length once fully grown with a stout body and white crossbands across their back and tail. Males and females are visually distinct in that the females’ crossbands are silvery, while males…

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Ancient Cherokee trail system restored for today’s generation

Great Article from Jenny Veal at See the whole story HERE With guidance provided by the Tribal Heritage Preservation Office of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, the nonprofit organization Wild South and its partners have mapped more than 1,000 miles of Cherokee trails that existed prior to the mid-1800s in eastern Tennessee, western…

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