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Mountain Sun: Coyotes Embark On Journey - Brevard, NC


September 18, 2017

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Coyote students set up a shelter to cover their cooking station.

At Mountain Sun Community School, learning about the history of Transylvania County and its natural resources is not confined to the classroom and textbooks.

The middle school students, also known as the Coyote class, backpacked through Pisgah National Forest to explore the real-life impacts of early Transylvanians on the local land, economy and culture. The students and their three instructors started their journey in South Mills River and ended at the Cradle of Forestry to present their discoveries and learn more about the work Carl Alwin Schenck, founder of the first forestry school in...

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