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.
Many residents of a community known today as Junaluska are descendants of those who made life vibrant in this historically black neighborhood. The referenced Affrilachian life, now recognized in neighborhoods such as Junaluska, long proved challenging to document because of factors that rendered blacks and whites from the region invisible.
Fly fishing in the Appalachian mountain streams is one of the best way to take in the scenery of Western North Carolina. The Southern Appalachian Anglers LLC Guide Service offers tours for both novice and experienced fly fishers.