Outdoors

 

Land donation protects key Roan Highlands landscape

A record-setting land donation will conserve 7,500 acres in the Roan Highlands, a success that Southern Appalachian Highland Conservancy Stewardship Director Marquette Crockett describes as a “conservationist’s dream come true.”

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Go birding

Celebrate World Migratory Bird Day with a hike offered 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 8, at Balsam Mountain Trust. 

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Fish Haywood’s best water

Fly fishing expeditions with Haywood County Recreation and Parks offer a three-hour journey through one of Haywood County’s finest trout streams. 

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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 grocery stores and are considered an important source of food for local communities. 

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