The Spruce-Fir Moss Spider, known by its scientific name Microhexura montivaga, lives exclusively at high altitudes, above 5,400 feet, most commonly in the Pisgah-Nantahala National Forest and Cherokee National Forest. It’s about the size of a BB pellet, and as its name implies, this little arachnid likes being near spruce and fir trees. They enjoy…

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Throughout February, we will be sending Valentine cards to the Forest Service showing our love for the Pisgah-Nantahala National Forest. Stop by Second Gear in West Asheville any time this month to send a Valentine, grab free I HEART PISGAH stickers, and support our work. On February 24 from 11-2, I HEART PISGAH will also…

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