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WNC Wildlife Day Will Be Held At Headwaters Outfitters


December 24, 2018

Headwaters Outfitters will host the WNC Wildlife Day to celebrate and educate people about wildlife and habitat in the area. (Courtesy photos)

The role Transylvania County and the Pisgah National Forest played in the beginning of modern day wildlife conservation, often referred to as the "North American model of wildlife conservation," is a fascinating story. A little longer than 100 years after forming this new country, we looked at our path and made choices to conserve our natural resources and do it in a very American way. We, the people, own and are responsible for these resources.

In 1916, Pisgah National Forest became the first national forest east of the Mississippi River, and in 1917 the Pisgah National Game Preserve bec...

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