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Romance in the Wild: The Love Story Behind the Birth of Critically Endangered Red Wolf Pups

May 19, 2022
Red wolf love story family collage

It’s a love story for the ages: A young girl wants to find her heart’s desire but instead starts to settle with the wrong guy because he’s local, available and…

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Charlie Shaw Society Donor Spotlight: Naadii Salaam

May 18, 2022

Donor spotlight on Naadii Salaam Residents of urban areas face challenging conditions when grappling with conservation issues, but Bull City Trailblazers (BCT), a community wildlife chapter of North Carolina Wildlife…

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Local Commercial Property Blooms as Pollinator Pathway Project

May 17, 2022

Pollinator Pathway Project Guest blog by Kate Gavaghan, Sci In The Tri writer and member of North Carolina Wildlife Federation’s Neuse River Hawks Community Wildlife Chapter. You might not expect…

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NCWF Must Travel, Needs Wheels

May 17, 2022

N.C. Wildlife Federation needs a reliable set of wheels It’s a 545-mile drive from Murphy to Manteo, and working for wildlife and habitat from the mountains to the coast depends…

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Hiking for Habitat: Day 50, May 11

May 16, 2022
Luke Bennett Day 50

May 11 (30 mIles) 30 miles today from Haywood Gap to a random camp spot a few miles past Orchards Overlook. I promise I’m not trying to rush. The weather…

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Hiking for Habitat: Day 52, May 13

May 13, 2022
Luke Bennett Day 52

May 13 – Last day of the MST! 28 miles from Cherokee to Clingmans Dome. Well, I completed the MST today. Long day of hiking deep within the Smoky Mountains.…

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Hiking for Habitat: Day 51, May 12

May 12, 2022
Luke Bennett Day 51

May 12 (23 miles) 23 miles today from a spot a few miles from Orchard’s Overlook to Cherokee.

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Hiking for Habitat: Day 49, May 10

May 10, 2022
Luke Bennett Day 49

May 10 (28 miles) 28 miles from a camping spot near Pisgah Inn to a camping spot near Haywood Gap on the Blue Ridge Parkway. This morning, I stumbled into…

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Hiking for Habitat: Days 46-48, May 7-9

May 9, 2022
Luke Bennett Days 46-48

May 7 (off the trail in Asheville) I spent the morning eating a full breakfast and talking with John. So grateful for his hospitality. He dropped me off in downtown…

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Hiking for Habitat: Day 45, May 6

May 6, 2022
Luke Bennett Day 45

May 6 (23 miles) 23 miles today from a grassy knob to a bridge on the Blue Ridge Parkway over Hendersonville Rd. Heavy rain last last night and heavy fog…

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Hiking for Habitat: Day 44, May 5

May 5, 2022
Luke Bennett Day 44

May 5 (25 miles) 25 miles today from Black Mountain Campground to a camp spot near Craggy Gardens Picnic Area. Epic climb up to Mt Mitchell first thing this morning…

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Hiking for Habitat: Day 43, May 4

May 4, 2022
Luke Bennett Day 43

May 4 (20 miles) 20 miles from Marion to Black Mountain Campground. This morning was undoubtedly the sorest I’ve been on the trail. The Linville Gorge Wilderness almost took me…

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