Madison County’s ARPA manager says his job could wind down soon based on most uses of ARPA funds, but using them for broadband complicates things.
Xpress speaks with Tiece Ruffin about her recent Rosa Parks Award, motherhood and her ongoing community advocacy and educational work.
Innovative approaches such as land restoration and private-public partnerships, as well as revisiting tried approaches such as herd grazing and indigenous land management, offer partial answers to the challenges of a changing climate in WNC forests.
Maintaining trails in Western North Carolina’s mountain forests poses tough choices between recreation and sustainability.
Climate change and extreme weather events disrupt habitat areas and food sources in NC mountain forests, while human infrastructure blocks natural migration paths and creates dangers near roadways for large animal species.
Researchers seek to understand risks climate change poses for the Blue Ridge woodlands of Western North Carolina while many residents experience the disruption of extreme weather.
Local resident Roberta Birkin reflects on her volunteer work with Brother Wolf.
Local resident Dr. John Stewart reflects on his volunteer work with Helpmate.
Local resident Tommy Oakman reflects on his volunteer work with The Mediation Center.
Local resident Austin Brown reflects on his volunteer work with Bounty & Soul.
Local resident Connie Falcone reflects on her volunteer work at Open Hearts Art Center.
Local resident Anne Dachowski reflects on her volunteer work with Literacy Together.
Local resident Dr. Sarah Warren Asbill reflects on her volunteer work with OpenDoors.
Local resident Sharon Wood reflects on her volunteer work at Asheville Humane Society.
Local resident Greer Gunby reflects on his volunteer work with MountainTrue.
Local resident Mike Erwin reflects on his volunteer work at the WNC Nature Center.
Local resident Jan Oliver discusses her volunteer work with Friends2Ferals.
Local residents Tricia and Charlie Franck reflect on their work with Habitat for Humanity.
Local resident Philip Blocklyn reflects on his volunteer work with RiverLink.
Local resident Joanna Kalp reflects on her volunteer work with the National Alliance for Mental Illness of Western North Carolina.
“Marrying one of the world’s biggest war corporations has consequences.”