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Wednesday, 12 June 2013 00:00

Wilderness Society had key role in Hall Mountain

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To the Editor:

Thank you for your coverage of the historic return of Hall Mountain to the Cherokees (www.smokymountainnews.com/outdoors/item/10467). While the story was good and provided valuable perspectives on the event, it nonetheless failed to mention the role of The Wilderness Society in insuring that the transaction occurred. TWS identified the funding source, assisted in grant writing, and shepherded the grant through a myriad of Washington, D.C., bureaucratic hurdles. It was a great partnership between all of us and what I hope is the first of many. You had to be there!

Brent Martin

Macon County resident

Southern Appalachian Regional Director

The Wilderness Society

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