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42604
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The popular saying that animals will abandon their young if they scent human contact, is indeed, a myth. Replacing a baby bird to a nest will not cause the parents to abandon it, but handling or moving young animals should not be a decision taken lightly; in most instances the parents leave for long period of time to gather food for themselves and their young before returning.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 5, May 2018, p50-51
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Team ECCO Ocean Center and Aquarium instituted two new tanks to their operation, a large shark tank and a smaller venomous fish tank.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 5, May 2018, p40-41
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42605
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Running from May to September 2018, the North Carolina Arboretum presented an exhibit on perfume making and the relationships between plants, scents, and people.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 5, May 2018, p54
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42606
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Six-year-old Delaney Cullen had the idea of making a community garden at the library she frequented on her weekends. Funded by grants and private donations, the garden includes benches, pathways, and a free pantry for locally grown food items and surplus goods can be taken and added.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 5, May 2018, p56-57
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42608
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A triennial festival, LEAF, promotes connecting cultures and creating community through arts and music. It operates in ten countries around the world to encourage youth to be confident within their own cultures.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 5, May 2018, p70-71
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42607
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Several species of birds’ native to the western part of North Carolina change locations for the winter; some migrate south to warmer climates while others, such as the Dark-eyed Junco, head down to lower elevations.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 5, May 2018, p61
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42609
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To support new farmers, the Southern Appalachian Highland Conservancy’s Farmer Incubator Program offers access to low cost land the Community Farm. The farm includes staff support, infrastructure, and equipment.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 5, May 2018, p90
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Combining their love of wine, their dog (Lord Sandwich), and his love of socks, Eric Story and Alison Smith started their own winery. With each bottle of Lord Sandwich wine sold, a new pair of socks is donated to someone in need. Socksforsandwich.org
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 5, May 2018, p38
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42601
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Lousewort, named for the misconstrued belief that it infests livestock with lice, is a self-seeding plant that has been used to feed animals and was believed that the root was a love charm.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 5, May 2018, p34
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42595
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Through a series of mishaps and setbacks, cover artist Angela Alexander found a specific style of painting that has brought her, and many others, happiness.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 5, May 2018, p10-12, por
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By partnering with local farms, the brew masters at Riverbend Malt House have cut down on the distance that grain travels from production to consumer, in turn boosting local economy and lessening their environmental impact.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 5, May 2018, p33
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42598
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Photographer April Johnson realized the importance of professional pet photography after the loss of her own dog and hopes to bring joy into people’s lives with treasured keepsakes.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 5, May 2018, p27
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42599
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Unprocessed and natural goods are not just good for humans; they are also good for your pets. Angie Hughes started making healthy products for dogs when she realized the consequences of a poor diet.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 5, May 2018, p28
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42596
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The glass works of artist Dale Chihuly were exhibited around the Biltmore estate from May to October 2018.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 5, May 2018, p18
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42597
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Combining her love of pottery making and time spent with Native American tribes in the Southwest, Lucy Clark makes unique ceramic and jewelry.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 5, May 2018, p22-23