Come see the wilderness as it ought to be, Saturday April 16 at 9:30a ~ 4:00p at Daffodil Flats.  No daffodils this year, but an explosion of wildflowers.  Such a rich cove with so much native variety that I don’t know why people focus so much on the non-native daffodils.    Once we’re sufficiently inspired…

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This is a critical moment in the future of America’s wild places. The Land and Water Conservation Fund, one of the most successful conservation programs in history, has been cut and we need Congress to reinstate it before it’s too late. Please send an email (see below) or call to your Senator and Representative today…

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The forests need your voice! Comment deadline December 15 The mountains in Western North Carolina are home to the Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests, which offer endless opportunities for recreation, solitude, conservation, and scenic values.   Currently the United States Forest Service is revising their management plan for these lands.  The new plan not only encompasses…

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TAKE ACTION HERE!  Send your personal comments and stand up for the wild places we all love.  Press Release from the Southern Environmental Law Center For Release: November 12, 2014 Contact: Kathleen Sullivan, SELC, 919-945-7106 or ksullivan@selcnc.org Forest Service proposes massive logging program in an area bigger than the Great Smoky Mountains National Park CHAPEL…

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Cat Gap Loop Trail in Pisgah National Forest By Carson Feather Whitmore Who could ever get tired of Pisgah National Forest? For every day, season, and weather pattern, there is a new perspective. For every stream, rocky outcrop, and inch of elevation, change there is a new world to explore. Every dimension of the forest…

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Citico Creek Wilderness Located in the Cherokee National Forest in eastern Tennessee, the Citico Creek Wilderness area is a truly wild area. Named after the Cherokee Overhill town, Citico offers 57.4 total miles of trail through the varying landscape of over 16,000 acres. Bordered by the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness, this area is a treasure of the…

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Thursday July 10 from 9am-3pm at the Crowne Plaza Resort, downtown Asheville Join Wild South and others who love NC’s public lands for a meeting that will focus on wildlife habitat, wild and scenic rivers, and the ecological integrity of the Nantahala-Pisgah National Forests. The meeting is part of the ongoing  National Forests Plan Revision, which will guide…

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The next meeting of the Bankhead Liaison Panel will be held Tuesday, July 1, 2014. The meeting will begin at 6:00 PM at the Moulton Recreation Center at Alexander Park in Moulton, AL. The Recreation Center is located on Court Street in Moulton, 1/2 mile west of the courthouse square. The meeting topics include updates…

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  In May 2014, The Cherokee Preservation Foundation hosted the annual Community Celebration Day, which is an event for members of the Cherokee community to see the various projects funded by the CPF throughout the year and gives grantees the opportunity to showcase what they have been and are doing with granted funds and to…

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