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Journey to Rainbow Falls at Jones Gap State Park

One of my first memories at Jones Gap State Park was testing the pH of the Middle Saluda River on an elementary school field trip. This nature-based education made an impression, furthering an appreciation of the outdoors my parents had instilled in me. 826 more words

Land Conservation

Cash for Carbon: Working Woodlands Program Grows in Appalachia

Over 25,000 acres will remain undeveloped in Tennessee, Virginia and Eastern Kentucky through a $4.9 million grant awarded to The Nature Conservancy of Kentucky in December 2017 from the National Resources Conservation Service. 205 more words

Land Conservation

Journey to Rainbow Falls at Jones Gap State Park

One of my first memories at Jones Gap State Park was testing the pH of the Middle Saluda River on an elementary school field trip. This nature-based education made an impression, furthering an appreciation of the outdoors my parents had instilled in me. 826 more words

Land Conservation

Changes for Blue Ridge Parkway in 2018

The Blue Ridge Parkway is 469 miles long and reaches from Shenandoah National Park in Virginia to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina. 1,053 more words

Environment

Help ensure long-term conservation funding

Roy Keene’s May 4 op-ed (“Get more conservation bang for the buck”) questioned the cost effectiveness of the McKenzie River Trust’s acquisition of land along the McKenzie River near Finn Rock. 57 more words

Guest Opinion

Planning the Fire: Dr. Verble's Prescribed Burning Class Blazes a Trail

Throughout history, fire, in its physical form or just its idea, has developed a bad rap. Never mind the fact it provided warmth and a heat source to cook for ancient people, but do mind the devastation it can cause. 1,105 more words

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