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The June Jamboree, put on by the SAHC, is a day of free guided hikes throughout the Roan Highlands region. They offer several different hikes depending on ability levels.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 6, June 2018, p50-51
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The use of glass for art began to make its mark in the 1960s in Ohio and quickly spread to the Penland School of Crafts outside Asheville. Since then, the area has become a beacon for glass artists from across the country.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 6, June 2018, p54
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Emily Dickenson is largely known for her poems, but in her life she was an avid gardener and amateur botanist. She oftentimes mentioned flowers in her works and letters, and worked with plants year round, as she had a glass conservatory in her home.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 6, June 2018, p63
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The Art in Bloom floral event in Raleigh features floral designers, gallery shows, a gala, and garden tours.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 6, June 2018, p59
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42624
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Farm Beginnings Farmer Training combines decades of farming know-how into a single year course for people who are either new to farming or anyone who needs a jumpstart into better farming.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 6, June 2018, p96-97
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The Mockingbird, native from the Southern US down to South America, can mimic the sounds of other animals and some machinery.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 6, June 2018, p41
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Artist Alison Chism creates artwork from glass that oftentimes is influenced by that natural beauty and history of North Carolina.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 6, June 2018, p36-37
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While keeping a neat and trim lawn might make you happy, the opposite can be said for the wildlife that may live there. Animals such as turtles, rabbits, and birds can get injured from lawn mowing and sprayed chemical pesticides. Consider creating an area in your yard as a safe space for animals to live, and natural growth to occur.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 6, June 2018, p84-85
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Hannah Siler and her father both shared a love of the outdoors and biking, but when her father passed suddenly, Hannah decided to do a cross-country bike ride to raise money for a scholarship in her father’s name that she is starting for students to attend a wilderness course.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 6, June 2018, p66-67
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The first two chapters of Willa of the Wood, by Robert Beatty. are printed here in preparation for its nationwide release. The book follows a magical orphan girl, Willa, living in the Great Smoky Mountains around 1900.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 6, June 2018, p70-74
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In 1914, African American doctor Dennis Branch moved to an Appalachian tobacco town in Tennessee. Despite being in the Jim Crow era, Dr. Branch was eventually accepted into society for his medical skill.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 6, June 2018, p90
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Although most places only sell a few varieties of wine, there are over 10,000 different wine grapes worldwide. Grape varieties are largely dependent upon their climate; this is why countries and regions are known for different wines.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 6, June 2018, p92
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The perennial Goat’s Beard, also known as buck’s-beard and bride’s feathers, thrives in damp environments and was used by Native Americans for healing purposes.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 6, June 2018, p76
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A 320 acre land plot of Youngs Mountain was purchased by Conserving Carolina, a local land trust that will protect the natural communities on the mountain.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 6, June 2018, p28-29
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Through the disciplines of math, physics, and art, Jim Waters creates paintings and works of art that are fascinating and pleasing to look at.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 6, June 2018, p10-12, por
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