Soldiers for sustainability: Common fly could help address pollution, boost sustainability

They can eat just about anything and multiply like crazy. They live all over the world, in a variety of environments — wherever you go, they’re likely nearby. 

Join Smoky Mountain Beekeepers for a series of talks

Red maples are popping, and it appears spring has sprung. As the weather improves, local beekeepers’ hives are buzzing back to life. 

Up Moses Creek: Yellow Jacket Muse P.S.

(This piece is a follow-up to a previous “Up Moses Creek” column published Sept. 13 and available online at

One afternoon last month I went to look for wide, flat rocks in the woods above our house.

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