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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

"Human Health and Connection to Nature" — A Special Event and Conservation Celebration hosted by OM Sanctuary

On Saturday, June 6, Oshun Mountain (OM) Sanctuary in Asheville, NC will host an open house and conservation celebration with an informative hike through a recently protected urban forest above the French Broad River. 732 more words

Special Events

The Conservation Commission has gone too far!

Last week, the Raymond Conservation Commission decided that they would not reconsider their vote regarding the release of funds for the Flint Hill Conservation Easement. Mr. 638 more words