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39406
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Pisgah View State Park is the sixth state park in Western North Carolina. Republican senator Chuck Edwards introduced the bill authorizing its addition. The Cogburn family donated the land which they had originally owned since 1790.. In 1941, Ruby and Chester Cogburn opened the very popular Pisgah View Ranch on the tract. The Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy helped facilitate negotiations between the Cogburn family and the state.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 9, Sept. 2019, p50-51
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39403
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A new education and outreach program has begun at Pisgah National Forest called River Rangers. Currently the forest is seeing more visitors than ever. The River Rangers program aims to inform visitors for reducing habitat disturbances for endangered species in the forest. O particular concern is the hellbender salamander.
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40668
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Working since the 1980s, Brian Boggs has brought beauty and function to classic wooden furniture.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 14 Issue 10, , p56
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41096
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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.
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41097
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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.
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41185
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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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41179
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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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41235
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As the nature of farming is dependent on the seasons and crops, it is a constant struggle for farmers to find reliable help in the form of farm laborers. A workshop, Managing Farm Labor: How to Structure Labor on the Small Farm, was put forth by the Organic Growers School to address these issues.
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41237
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Founded by Karen and Clark Sorrells, the Academy for the Arts in Asheville offers instruction on various musical instruments and choir singing.
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41262
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Steve O’Neil always loved wildlife and being outside and made a living out of helping out wildlife and teaching others to do the same.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 4, April 2018, p44-45
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41270
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First Step Farm is a community of substance dependent adults; the inhabitants, who are divided by gender, work together to grow annual and perennial flowers. In addition to work in the greenhouses, the residents attend therapy sessions and treatments.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 4, April 2018, p86-87
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29906
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Western North Carolina provides a wide range of choices in wedding planning. This guide highlights the region’s best wedding venues, accommodations, transportation, catering, fashion, decorations, gifts, and entertainment.
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