Tue May 15, 2012
Morning Edition on Wednesday at 8:50am: THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN HIGHLANDS CONSERVANCY
The Southern Appalachian Highland Conservancy has protected 50,000 acres in North Carolina and Tennessee over the course of 38 years. Pam Bunch talks to Executive Director Carl Silverstein about the challenges of saving resources of Western North Carolina, working to conserve the Highlands of Roan, Mt. Mitchell and farmland as well. On Thursday, May 17, SAHC will celebrate this 50,000 milestone with a special event at Highland Brewing Company in Asheville.
Find out more at www.Appalachian.org.