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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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39401
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Stephanie Shuptrine is owner of Shuptrine Gallery on West Main Street in Brevard, N.C. Her career was inspired by that of her father, renowned master watercolor painter Hubert Shuptrine. He trained her to paint in the technique of using watercolor with dry brush and occasional egg tempera to achieve luminosity and realism.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 9, Sept. 2019, p10-12
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39407
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September is the peak of the Broad-winged Hawk migration. According to Bill Sanderson, founder of the Mount Pisgah Hawk Watch, it's a very weather dependent migration. The Mills River Valley Overlook is ideal for watching the migration.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 9, Sept. 2019, p62-63
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39404
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Goldenrod is often blamed as the cause for those suffering with allergies and hay fever, though the actual culprit is ragweed. Unlike ragweed, goldenrod is insect pollenated, Goldenrod nearly became an industrial commodity during World War I.
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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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41258
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For the third year in a row, Asheville was the home of a weeklong celebration of cocktails. Included during the week were cocktail competitions, workshops for mixologists, and tasting from local bars, restaurants, and distilleries.
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41264
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Over the course of several decades and multiple essays, author Wendell Berry has outlined environmental plans for switching from industrialized agriculture to independent and local farmers and manufacturers.
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41260
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Holland Van Gores started working with wood as a teenager in shop classes, and continued working with his hands doing construction. Eventually he found an interest in working with native tropical woods and began making art pieces out of fallen logs.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 4, April 2018, p34-35
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41263
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As a way to better express herself, Elizabeth Meade started writing poetry when she was 13 and has continued to do so throughout her life, often writing about the beauty of life.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 4, April 2018, p52-53, por
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41261
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Spring comes early in the mountains; along with showers, April brings the first of the wildflowers and new saplings.
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41257
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As the cover artist for the April 2018 Laurel of Asheville, artist Jacqui Fehl describes her works and how she came to be the artist she is today.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 4, April 2018, p10-12
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41259
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The Carolina Pink, or /Silene caroliniana/, is a North Carolina native wildflower that thrives as ground cover in most settings.
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41267
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During the Great Depression, President Roosevelt introduced the Works Progress Administration. This brought about jobs for artists, specifically the commission of several thousand murals that depicted everyday life.
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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