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Speaker To Tell Of A Successful Campaign To Block Mining Company – Brevard NC


“Stand Up That Mountain” is the true story of how North Carolina outdoorsman Jay Erskine Leutze teamed up with his mountain neighbors to successfully fight off a mining company and save their treasured mountain from being destroyed.

Leutze will tell his story at the Thursday, May 23, meeting of the Pisgah group of the Sierra Club in Brevard.

For his contribution to conservation of the state’s most vulnerable natural areas, he was awarded North Carolina’s Order of the Longleaf Pine in 2013.

Leutze, a devoted naturalist and fisherman, lives alone in his wooded mountain retreat ne...

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