“To celebrate National Public Lands Day, Pisgah Area SORBA and REI have joined forces with the Pisgah Conservancy to take part in the inaugural Pisgah Pride. This volunteer work day will focus on the trails of the Pisgah National Forest. Please read all info below to help plan your day helping give back to Pisgah National Forest.
There are now 3 different SORBA / REI projects to choose from: Pilot Cove/Slate Rock, Butter Gap, and Lower Black Mtn trailhead clean up.
Pilot Cove/Slate Rock workday:
We will meet at the eastern entrance to …
DON’T CUT BIG IVY: Last month, the Forest Service proposed allowing logging in 70 percent of Big Ivy, including most of its old-growth forests.
We think most of Big Ivy should be permanently protected from logging.
To make that happen, we need to convince the Buncombe County Commissioners to support an expanded wilderness recommendation for Big Ivy. Wilderness is the only way to permanently protect Big Ivy from logging.
On September 20, the Buncombe County Commissioners will vote on a resolution supporting an expanded wilderness for Big Ivy. If passed, it will support …