Master Stewardship on the ground
Dec14

Master Stewardship on the ground

A North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC) press release on December 9 announced that work was underway, “…to restore habitat by promoting new forest growth for wildlife,” on the Catpen project. The Catpen area is on the south side of Bluff Mountain in the Appalachian Ranger District of the Pisgah National Forest near the Tennessee – North Carolina border, just north of Max Patch in Madison County. The Catpen project is...

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Hey, can a squirrel get a lift around here?
Nov27

Hey, can a squirrel get a lift around here?

The answer is, in the case of the federally endangered Carolina northern flying squirrel, a resounding yes. The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission with the aid of North Carolina Department of Transportation, Duke Energy, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the USDA Forest Service has extended a helping hand, err, pole – make that poles. NCWRC and partners have erected three flying squirrel crossings along the Cherohala Skyway...

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