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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Habitat at Home: For the Birds

Many of us know that putting out a bird feeder is a fun way to support birds, but there is more we can do. Make your backyard the ideal native bird habitat this winter.

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Magical Appalachia

When David Campbell was a boy in Canada, he says, “Appalachia sounded like a magical word to me.” As a botanist, he revels in the biodiversity of the Melrose Falls preserve near Saluda.

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