Tags:excerpt from BlueRidgeNow.com (Hendersonville Times-News):
A proposed national wildlife refuge that would protect rare mountain bogs could potentially include 12,592 acres in Transylvania County, commissioners heard Monday.
Gary Peeples, of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, told commissioners his agency is looking at creating a 23,000-acre Mountain Bogs National Wildlife Refuge that could eventually include 28 scattered wetland sites in Western North Carolina, including six in Henderson County and three in Transylvania. ...Read the full article