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Lookout Once Played A Vital Role In Protecting Surrounding Forests

Fire towers once dotted much of North Carolina's landscape. Strategically located, these towers and the men and women who staffed them were the front line of defense in the... — Updated 9/28/2020


Weeks Act Helped Create National Forests In North Carolina

One of the most important pieces of environmental legislation ever enacted by Congress was the passage of the Weeks Act on March 1, 1911. Named for its chief sponsor, Congressman... — Updated 7/9/2020


Lassie Once Came Home To Pisgah National Forest

Lassie the dog, made famous through television and movies, has a connection with Brevard and Pisgah National Forest. Lassie originally appeared in a 1938 short story by Eric... — Updated 11/6/2017


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