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Scott Dean was honored at the 2017 Blue Ridge Naturalist Network annual meeting for his work teaching others, building bobcat and cougar habitats, and serving on various boards for nature conservancy.
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Pumpkins have been a traditionally symbolic plant since the early years of the United States of America. In the past, it was representative of old-fashioned ways of living and the unity of tight knit communities.
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Raised within an artistic family, Kolbe grew up exploring different artistic techniques and mediums. His dedication to artwork paid off in the forms of several jobs with Disney and has galleries in Florida and North Carolina.
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Green River BBQ, located in downtown Saluda, offers traditional southern cuisine such as barbeque, brisket, fried green tomatoes, hushpuppies, and more. The restaurant, founded by Melanie Talbot, also offers beer on tap from several local breweries.
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Nestled at the foot of North Carolina’s tallest mountain, Mt. Mitchell, Burnsville offers old time charm with modern haunts, like breweries and art galleries. Lying only a few miles away from Burnsville is Spruce Pine, the epitome of small town living.
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Since she was a young woman, artist Holly Turner has been making sculptures out of polymer clay and different types of wood she finds outside.
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In order to help foster a reconnection with the earth, the Asheville Forest School is a primary school for young children and holds all of its classes outside. In fact, there is no physical school, only acres of land where children learn to identify plants, learn how to start fires, and more.
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Wilma Dykeman was an author who brought environmental and social justice to western North Carolina. The Wilma Dykeman Legacy is a nonprofit organization that partners with other organizations to produce programs, presentations, and workshops to help educate the public about environment sensitivity, civil debates, and racial and ethnic justice.
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After retiring to North Carolina, Sam and Debbie Stebbins achieved their dream of opening up a bed and breakfast in Burnsville. The historic house was once home to the Bucks, a still prominent family in the area.
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Largely due to their appearance, opossums are seen as worthless vermin. In all actuality, however, it is quite the opposite. Opossums are mostly immune to diseases, such as rabies, and eat up animals like beetles, snails, rodents, slugs, and roadkill. These smart and useful animals should be encouraged, and not feared.
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While Thanksgiving may primarily revolve around food and the spirit of giving, the wines should also fit into the theme. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, purchase wines that give back to the community in the forms of wineries that give a portion of their proceeds to various charity or nonprofit groups.
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Since being hunted to endangered status in the early 20th century, wild turkeys have made an astounding comeback in North Carolina. Much of this repopulation is due to habitat improvements and relocation.
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Joshua Messick found his love for the hammered dulcimer at a young age. Messick became a full time musician in his late twenties, and has since had his music featured in films as well as producing several albums.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 14 Issue 11, November 2017, p74, por