From free turnip seed, the tie-breaking ballot for building new courthouse was cast. From being built in Lapland, Zebulon Vance predicted the new courthouse would flourish. With a few years, Lapland was renamed Marshall, and a third courthouse was built. Today, the town renamed for a chief justice and its symbol of justice testify to Vance’s vision.
A landscape and forest plan promises to provide a more sustainable forest for the Twelve Mile area. The plan involves culling old growth forests and planting young growth forests, to yield a more diverse forest and derive timber sales income.
The author suggests humans can help animals experience a successful transition to hibernation. Tips were leaving compost, providing basking spots, cleaning birdbaths, planting forage friendly flowers, and washing feeders.
Four initiatives yielded for William David the 2019 Young Eco-Hero Award: recycling hard to recycle items; Eastern box turtle conservation; invasive species prevention; and French Broad watershed water quality project. Information pointing to his potential and promising a future in conservation: a mentor from the NC Arboretum; career plans involving engineering.
Reflecting on the varieties of plants produced also entailed examining initiatives that may yield further success. Through focusing on traditional Southern crops, marginalized native food crops, and tropical perennials, this nonprofit hopes to collaborate with local chefs and farmers to create a hardier and more appealing food system.
This museum honors veterans by activities such as living histories. Particularly dedicated to including historically overlooked veteran populations, it intends to expand its services in initiatives like recording veterans’ stories for the Library of Congress permanent archives.