Environment

Environment
Apr 2011
Thanks to a new scholarship, shelter dogs can enjoy a weekend of training and off-leash fun

Oct 2010
Winter Green proves you don’t need to say goodbye to local produce at the first frost

Sep 2010
Get those futuristic images of hovercars and robot butlers out of your head. We asked experts to give more accurate predictions for WNC’s future when it comes to environmental health, public land, Population growth, education, jobs, and agriculture

Sep 2010
A father’s search for healthy building materials brings about an innovative home

Aug 2010
Whitemont Lodge’s grand scale is surpassed only by its storied past

Aug 2010
Ride the waves with WNC’s leading female kayakers

Jul 2010
Josh Dorfman, aka The Lazy Environmentalist, mounts a casual crusade for sustainability

Jul 2010
Two Robbinsville candle-makers find harmony in their environment and craft

May 2010
Ugly America: Interpreting the state of poverty in this country

Apr 2010
This summer, log some miles and celebrate the Blue Ridge Parkway’s anniversary with 75 must-see stops

Apr 2010
Three Boone entrepreneurs are cracking the lid on container eco-homes

Dec 2009
Jeff Pennypacker knows how to break the ice

Oct 2009
Trash to Treasure: Meet three artists who give discarded objects a fresh interpretation

Sep 2009
A pair of architects with a flair for modern design bring to fruition the vision of a steely tree house

Sep 2009
CooperRiis’s holistic, community-based approach to treatment is setting a new standard in mental health care

Aug 2009
Western North Carolina’s growth comes with a price, and our rivers are paying it

Jul 2009
A couple of plant experts prove the grass is always greener on the upper side

Mar 2009
Chef Bill Morris passes on his passion for cooking to students in the kitchen at the Broyhill Inn

Mar 2009
It took a seven-year hunt and a major renovation, but Christine and Rick Mack can finally enjoy their Highlands getaway, far from the bustle of Atlanta

Mar 2009
A couple gets organic cotton clothing off the ground and takes the industry to new heights

Mar 2009
In an effort to make a large swath of Western North Carolina more accessible by road, Madison, Yancey, and Mitchell counties must deal with growth and consequences

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