Biologist Looks Back at County's Decade in Conservation

 

December 16, 2019

Brevard College professor Clyde Carter during the 2017 Pisgah Pride Day. Pisgah Pride Day is just one tool that the Pisgah Conservancy uses to engage community members and give them the opportunity to volunteer on projects like bridge reconstruction, trail maintenance, invasive species removal and road side cleanup. The 2020 Pisgah Pride Day is Saturday, April 25.

With the 2010's wrapping up, you're going to see lots of "best of the decade" lists.

This is probably the only one you will see for conservation achievements in Transylvania County. The 1990s were big due to the creation of Dupont State Forest and Jocassee Gorges State Park.

The 2000s didn't have the same big headlines, but there was great work done by Conserving Carolina and other groups. The 2010s have been an active decade with lots of positive, and some negative, developments. Let's run through some of the highlights.

Best Addition to Public Land

This goes, hands down, to Headwaters...



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