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Ken and Lotta Murray: From DC to the AT, to the hills of TN

Ken and Lotta Murray have transitioned from the hustle-and-bustle of Washington, DC, to the quiet coves of mountainous East Tennessee, carving out an idyllic home and garden on a tract where Ken’s great-grandfather homesteaded over 160 years ago. 942 more words


Ivy Creek: 102-acre conservation easement in Madison County

Chancellor Emerita of UNC Asheville Anne Ponder and her husband Chris Brookhouse have protected their 102-acre property in Madison County with a conservation easement, preserving pastoral and forest land for future generations. 510 more words

Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy

New conservation projects protect 267 acres in the Newfound Mountains

We recently protected 267 acres in two separate conservation projects in the Newfound Mountains, near the area where Buncombe, Haywood and Madison counties converge. We purchased 31 acres at Doubleside Knob in Haywood County, and placed 236 acres into conservation easement at Haywood Gap, permanently protecting clean water sources, healthy forest communities, habitat, and wildlife corridors. 843 more words

Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy

Backwards, Downwards in Ways

“It is a disaster that wisdom forbids you to be satisfied with yourself and always sends you away dissatisfied and fearful, whereas stubbornness and foolhardiness fill their hosts with joy and assurance.” 

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Cumberland Monastery

Monastery Preservation Alliance Member Meeting

Dear Members of the MPA and all Lovers of the Monastery Land:

We will be holding a Monastery Preservation Alliance meeting this Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. 75 more words

Cumberland Monastery

"This Changes Nothing"

“… as far as I’m concerned.” So says Mayor Murray in today’s Press Release.

What does this mean? We’ll let you infer from it what you will. 197 more words

Small Triumph for the Monastery!

And smart decision by the Office of Attorney General.

We have just received word that yesterday afternoon the Department of Attorney General released an advisory opinion as requested by Cumberland’s Town Solicitor Tom Hefner. 499 more words

Cumberland RI Politics