The Kudzu Warriors

Greg Miner says his coworkers would look at him like he was crazy when they heard about his volunteer work. They’d tell him kudzu is an impossible problem. Turns out kudzu is tough, but it’s not impossible.

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What the River Wants

Gigantic muskellunge—or muskie—have long made their home in the French Broad River. They’re a favorite of anglers. But today’s French Broad is a challenging habitat for muskie. An ambitious floodplain restoration could help bring them back.

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The Mountain Behind the School

Little White Oak Mountain, behind Polk County Middle School, will become a new local park, with up to 10 miles of trails for hiking and biking. That’s great news for the kids in hiking club.

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