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15941
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Given the importance of travel and tourism to the economy of Western North Carolina, it is essential to support outdoor recreation by maintaining the natural splendor of the region, preventing overuse and overcrowding of facilities, and improving travel to and within the region.
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Carolina Planning (NoCar HT 393 N8 C29x), Vol. 18 Issue 2, 1993, p41-43
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23103
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This article showcases the best field guides in the South, varying from those who specialize in hunting, fishing, and navigating the landscape. Three guides from North Carolina are featured, including Craig Byers from Weaverville, Matt Maness from Boone, and Seth Vernon from Wilmington.
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23122
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The French Broad River cuts through Asheville and much of western North Carolina. The river offers opportunities for a variety of water activities, including kayaking, whitewater rafting, canoeing, paddleboarding, and tubing. The article suggests two French Broad River day-trips, best explored by kayak or canoe.
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27263
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The Falls Whitewater Park Committee is a nonprofit that is trying to get the city of Raleigh to invest in a whitewater park that would be available for kayaking, fishing and tubing. With close access to North Carolina’s river system, kayakers would be trained in a safe environment before paddling in whitewater.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 34, August 2016, p16, il Periodical Website
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29726
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Panthertown, a Blue Ridge National Heritage Area in Jackson County, North Carolina, offers a variety of experiences for outdoor enthusiasts. Public trails have been created and maintained by the Friends of Panthertown to conserve the area and improve recreational opportunities. The nonprofit group recently purchased land sold by a private landowner to increase visitor access and protect the area from development.
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31671
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Representative Roy Taylor serves as the Eleventh District’s Congressman in Asheville, and as Chairman of the Subcommittee on National Parks and Recreation in the United States House of Representatives. In this report, Taylor discusses North Carolina’s National Parks and outdoor recreation opportunities, as well as recent legislation affecting natural resources.
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36156
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This collection of the top ten photos included categories such as ages of the photographers, plants, landscapes, outdoor recreation, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, and animal behavior. Nearly all of the winners came from towns in North Carolina’s three regions.