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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A Passion for Wildlife

After a whirlwind romance, Dale Weiler and Loti Woods dedicated themselves to helping endangered wildlife. Dale says, “Her passion for nature and wildlife rekindled mine.”

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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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