Winter Lady Slipper Award Winner

Congratulations to Ted Altman, our Winter Lady Slipper Award recipient! When Ted moved back to Tryon, he rediscovered his passion for hiking. Specifically, Ted is...
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Where Can You Feel at Home?

Delia Jovel Dubón, who was born in El Salvador, feels blessed to have found a beautiful new home in WNC. But many immigrants never feel at home, she says. She’s working with Conserving Carolina volunteers to make a place where they can.

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What to Do About Kudzu

If you have kudzu, you know how it can take over. Here’s how you can get your kudzu under control so other living things can grow.

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Video: Alexla’s Story

Alexla Perez-Sanchez used to feel that she didn’t have a place in the outdoors, having immigrated to WNC from Mexico as a young child. After her experience in Summer of Service, that’s changed. 100%.

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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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