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Wildlife Conservation Recognizes Transylvania Resident David Whitmire


March 12, 2018

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David Whitmire helps to remove a fallen tree trunk from the French Broad River.

The North Carolina Chapter of the Wildlife Society recently awarded Transylvania County resident David Whitmire with the 2018 Wildlife Conservation Award for his lifetime of dedication to the betterment and preservation of wildlife in the state.

Whitmire, a co-owner of Headwaters Outfitters, has been instrumental in keeping the French Broad River clean and free of logjams, and his work has promoted stream health that benefits the fisheries and wildlife, while making the river safer for outdoor recreation, according to a Wildlife Society press release.

In 1992, Whitmire received the Fren...

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