Post by Pisgah Area SORBA.
It was a brisk 28 degrees at the start of our work day. All 55 volunteers show up eager to work with smiles on there faces. As the temps warmed up it turned into a beautiful day. The volunteers really shined today whipping Greenslick back into shape. Thank you to all runners, hikers and bikers that were able to come out today. Also thank to REI Asheville for assisting with a second work day this year in being so supportive of our trails getting dirty …Read the full story »
Article in Asheville Citizen times
HOT SPRINGS – U.S. Forest Service officials met with residents of Hot Springs, hoping to win the trust of people who nearly two decades ago fought to keep loggers off Bluff Mountain.
While they made inroads, it might be easier for forest officials to move that mountain.
Appalachian District Ranger Matt McCombs and colleagues on Monday answered questions regarding the future of Bluff Mountain, considered a jewel of Madison County. Concerns about the mountain were raised following the release of a draft plan — likely to be complete …