The Transylvania Times -

By Park Baker
Staff Writer 

Blue Ghost Popularity Creating Problems - Brevard NC

 


An effort is underway to take some pressure off the Blue Ghost firefly, which each year attracts many wishing to see it in the DuPont State Recreational Forest.

The Blue Ghost’s popularity has led to concerns about damage to its habitat and negative outcomes for its mating habits.

During the recent Transylvania Natural Resources Council meeting, the forest’s supervisor, Jason Guidry, said the Friends of DuPont State Recreational Forest would be suspending its annual Blue Ghost tour this year, and that forest staff are hoping to close a few trails where the Blue Ghost is known to have...



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