Staying alive: MountainTrue protects A.T. ash trees as research progresses against invasive threat

For millions of years, ash trees have grown tall and strong across the landscape today known as the United States…
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Bryson City paddler to appear in Olympic semifinals

Bryson City Olympian Evy Leibfarth, 17, will advance to the semifinal women’s kayak slalom competition following her performance in the…
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Pilot program will bring shuttles, paid parking to Laurel Falls

In a virtual public meeting this evening, Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials unveiled a pilot plan to manage congestion…
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Conservancy marks land protection achievements

The Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina celebrated a pair of conservation achievements in recent months that together protect more than…
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Take the farm tour

The Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project’s annual farm tour will return for 2021, from noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 18-19 offering…
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Lecture will explore ecosystem connectors

Learn about salamanders and the important but often unseen ways they connect ecosystems during a virtual lecture at 6 p.m.…
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Highlands Biological announces annual soiree

The Highlands Biological Foundation will hold its biggest fundraiser of the year with its annual summer soiree, 6 p.m. through…
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Hit the trail

Take a hike on Big Creek in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park starting at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 28. 
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It’s farmers market time

According to guidance from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, farmers markets fall under the same classification as…
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