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out frBryson City will soon have another feather in the cap proving its worth as an outdoors Mecca. If all goes well, the town will get its name added as a Mountain Heritage Trout Water City by the time summer rolls around again. 

“Trout fishermen come and they stay a while,” said N.C. Rep. Joe Sam Queen, D-Waynesville, who filed the original bill calling for the trout city designation. “They stay in your bed and breakfast, they eat at your restaurants and often they bring their other family members.”

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 21:25

Party with PARI

out planetariumThe Friends of Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute’s will unveil a new outdoor amphitheater planetarium with an adjoining nature center on Friday evening, Sept. 12, as part of the annual meeting.

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 21:23

Cherokee help sicklefin redhorse make a comeback

out sicklefinA new fisheries program on the Cherokee Reservation aims to restore the imperiled sicklefin redhorse fish to its native habitat on tribal waters.

out adelgidA trio of projects will launch renewed efforts to save the eastern hemlock following awards of $75,000 under the Hemlock Restoration Initiative.

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 21:20

Sunburst’s trout jerky, caviar gets boost

out troutSunburst Trout Farms in Haywood County has received a $150,000 matching fund USDA Value Added Producers Grant.