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Davidson River Campground To Close Jan. 15 – Feb. 15

 

December 23, 2019

The Davidson River Campground will be closed from Jan. 15 to Feb. 15 for the removal of several white pine trees, and some Virginia pines, affected by annosum root rot. According to Pisgah National Forest Ranger Dave Casey, the root rot has affected the trees for several years now, and at this point it is causing safety issues. In a recent Transylvania Natural Resource Council meeting, Casey said the removal might give folks a bit of a shock at first, but that it’s the safe thing to do, as the rot essentially disintegrates the root system of the trees, causing them to topple over in the w...



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