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for The Laurel of Asheville Vol. 11 Issue 11, November 2014
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The author traces various artistic interpretations of Western North Carolina's landscapes since the 18th century, focusing primarily on William Bartram, who traveled throughout the area in 1775. The painter and botanist observed customs and traditions of the Cherokee, publishing his accounts as 'Travels' in 1791.
Dianne Trammel is the executive director of Meals on Wheels in Asheville and Buncombe County. She works to recruit volunteers to deliver food to more than five hundred elderly; the program is not only a food service, it provides volunteers a chance to build relationships with some of the area's most vulnerable populations.
In 1986, Lake View Park Commission turned to the Elisha Mitchell Audubon Society for help with preventing a strip mall from being built on Beaver Lake and surrounding wetlands. Today, the area is a thriving bird sanctuary as a result of preservation and conservation efforts.
York recounts his experience with a particularly daring elk in the Great Smokey Mountains. The wildlife photographer found himself on the receiving end of an aggressive animal.