The Transylvania Times -

Winning Organizations


November 20, 2017

One thing that makes living in Transylvania County positively unique is the number of award-winning organizations. In the past few weeks alone, severall organizations received regional recognition.

In 2016 the Pisgah Ranger District, which includes Transylvania County, was the number one location for volunteer hours across the entire U.S. Forest Service. More than 400 volunteers contributed more than 92,000 hours of work. That is the equivalent of 230 hours of work per volunteer or nearly six full weeks of work per volunteer. If each volunteer were paid $10 an hour, that would cost the For...

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