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April 2010

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Bear Hazing

How do you scare a 300-pound black bear? For the last four years, national park biologists have been evaluating various aversion methods to keep...

Hiking ATV Trails?

For over a decade, Great Eastern Trail visionaries have been patching together an 1800-mile alternative path to the A.T., mostly using existing trail systems...

Handmade Bike Champ

Roanoke native Aaron Dykstra walked away with the coveted “Rookie of the Year” award for his sleek and elegant track bike at the North...

Local Food Atlas

Having trouble finding fast access to locally grown food in your neck of the woods? The USDA has just launched Your Food Environment Atlas,...

Land Grabs in the Virginias

In early February the Nature Conservancy purchased 13,350 acres in Virginia’s Dragon Run Swamp. The purchase from the Hancock Timber Group resulted in the...

Elk For Dinner?

The NC Wildlife Resource Commission has proposed removing the Smoky Mountain Elk from the state’s list of “species of special concern.” The designation currently...