At the Tuesday, May 19 meeting, commissioners unanimously approved a project to protect the region’s disappearing hemlock population. They also heard budget requests from Buncombe County Schools, Asheville City Schools, A-B Tech and District Attorney Todd Williams, as well as the proposed budget for the 2016 fiscal year — all of which will come to a public hearing at the next regular meeting, on June 2.
When we purchased our Barnardsville-area property years ago, we chose it primarily because it backed up to national forest lands. We felt this ensured that the land would be protected for our family and for future generations. Why are we now considering creating roads to slice through the forest so that logging trucks can cut […]
The U.S. Forest Services has announced that several streams around the Boone Fork Campground will be improved as part of the Mulberry-Globe Stewardship Project now under way in the Grandfather Ranger District, Pisgah National Forest.
One of the most amazing transformations in nature is on display right here in Western North Carolina as trees and vegetation come alive in the spring.