Spring Lady Slipper Award

Introducing Ford Smith our Spring Lady Slipper Award recipient!! Ford has been involved in Conserving Carolina (previously Pacolet Area Conservancy) for over 20 years. He...
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Summer Lady Slipper Award

Introducing our Summer Lady Slipper Award recipient, Duane Bowker! Duane has been a volunteer with Conserving Carolina for 3 years. He has attended almost every...
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A River for All Ages

Susan Brown, coordinator of the volunteer group Transylvania French Broad Stewards, finds that delight in nature can lead to a commitment to good stewardship.

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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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