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Biologist Talks About Ecology, Forest Revision Plan - Brevard NC


November 22, 2018

Josh Kelly, public lands biologist for MountainTrue, a regional environmental nonprofit, talked about the ongoing Pisgah-Nantahala management plan revision process during the Transylvania Natural Resources Council’s recent meeting

Kelly said this eco-region, which stretches from north Georgia to Roanoke, Va., is one of the most ecologically diverse temperate rain forests in the world.

Kelly said there are at least 258 species that are found only in this region and that this stretch of southern Appalachia is the global center for diversity for species that need a lot of water, like cr...

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