The Transylvania Times -

Building A Local Conservation Coalition


October 30, 2017

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Wildlife have been directly affected by the rampant logging that took place before Pisgah was designated a national forest. The dollar was the bottom line then, with little regard for the health and future of the forest. Join in the forest planning discussion by visiting the Pisgah National Forest website, and reading the Transylvania Times. (Photo Courtesy

Over the past four years, I have had the privilege of representing sportsman as the Chair of The Fish and Wildlife Conservation Council (FWCC) covering the 18 Counties in western North Carolina. My task handed over to me as Chair was to bring a united voice from diverse sportsmen and sportsmen groups to give sportsmen and wildlife a voice in the Nantahala / Pisgah Forest Revision Plan. First off the word sportsmen is generic, many of our members of this grassroots organization consists of women, young adults, teens and children. I have been moved by the attendance and staying power of our m...

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