On the surface Asheville Greenworks is a environmental nonprofit located in Western North Carolina that works to inspire, equip and mobilize local communities to care for the places they live in. But what most people do not know is that they operate with only seven paid employees and that these paid staff members plan and execute over 250 events each year with the help of over 3,400 volunteers.
Long before Christopher McDougall’s bestselling book Born to Run was published, Blue Ridge Outdoors Editor in Chief Will Harlan was running with the indigenous Tarahumara of Mexico’s Copper Canyons. A feature-length documentary about Harlan’s adventures with the Tarahumara is now available on Amazon Prime.
Filmmakers Kyle and Trevor Ritland traveled to Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge in eastern North Carolina, where the last red wolves roam. In this nine-minute video, they talk with leaders, landowners, and locals about the red wolf's uncertain future.