No Pipelines in Pisgah

Just north in Virginia, pipelines are plowing through Jefferson National Forest. Swaths of forest hundreds of miles long are being clearcut for pipeline corridors. Could pipelines be routed through the Pisgah-Nantahala in ...
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Over 92 percent want more protections for Pisgah

The Forest Service is completing a long-term plan that will decide how much of the Pisgah-Nantahala National Forest is cut and how much is protected over the next three decades. ...
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Forest Service postpones plan release, citing deluge of public comments

Over 22,000 public comments on the Pisgah-Nantahala Forest Plan have flooded the Forest Service. Over 92 percent of the comments support more protected areas. The 1.1-million-acre Pisgah-Nantahala National Forest is ...
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Kids’ Video Selected for Boone Film Festival

The Boone Film Festival has selected Speaking for Trees, the 10-minute video written and produced by I HEART PISGAH kids about protecting the Pisgah-Nantahala National Forest. The film will be ...
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Over 100 Kids Spoke. Is the Forest Service Listening?

Over 100 kids sang, spoke, danced, drew chalk art, made signs, ate ice cream, and helped protect Pisgah at the Kids’ Rally for the Forest yesterday. Everyone from toddlers to ...
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Youth Speak for the Trees

This fall, the Forest Service is completing a 30-year plan that will decide how much of the forest is cut and how much is protected. Young people will be most ...
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Places We Are Fighting For: The Craggies

You already know that Buncombe County is the most populous and developed county in Western North Carolina. But you probably didn’t know that it’s also home to one of the ...
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Over 92 percent want more protections for Pisgah

The results are in. Over 22,000 comments have flooded the Forest Service as it prepares to release a 20-year management plan for the Pisgah-Nantahala National Forest. This plan will decide ...
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