Saluda resident Susan McHugh says, “The journey has come full circle from something very bad for our community to something very, very good. The end result is that this beautiful forest will be protected forever.”
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.