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Gardening for Life
These unstoppable volunteers are bringing the best-selling author Doug Tallamy to Polk County. They want to start a local movement that changes how we think about gardening, landscaping, and conservation.
From Gun Range to Conservation Land
76 acres of new public land were just added to the Green River Game Lands! And there’s more. Neighbors who started by fighting a gun range are now working together to protect 300 acres.
Tools for Farmland Preservation in Transylvania County
Seeing the Dangers of “Plant Blindness”
Rafael Bravo grew up farming in Venezuela and he had a dream to farm when he retired. He’s living that dream at a newly protected farm in Polk County, where regenerative practices are bringing new life to the land.
Hiking with Wheels
Off road wheelchairs and new adaptive equipment allow people with disabilities to do more outdoors. So how do we make the outdoors more accessible?
Biggest Bang for Our Buck: Plant Oak Trees
Polk County students are planning the future of natural areas near schools, including Laughter Pond and Little White Oak Mountain.