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April 2016


The Last Stream: Unraveling the Mysterious Death of Smokies Hiker Jenny Bennett

Unraveling the mysterious death of Smokies hiker Jenny Bennett.

Celebrating the National Parks: The Next 100

National parks face serious challenges. How can we help protect them for another century? Here’s what you need to know and how you can help.

Cutting Coal: The Southeast’s Climate Success Story

Ten years ago, King Coal reigned supreme. The Southeast's electric companies operated 246 coal-fired power plants and planned to build another nine units.

Trail Mix: New Records in Bluegrass, Bar Rock, and Banjo with Beats

With the onset of spring comes three standout records from Bloodkin’s Daniel Hutchens, North Carolina-based bluegrass band Town Mountain, and Nashville folk-hop group Judah & the Lion.

The April Issue of Blue Ridge Outdoors is Live

This month we are celebrating the 100th anniversary of "America's Best Idea", the National Park System, with all the beta you'll need to check out the numerous national park units scattered throughout the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic. Read on!