Shopping for conservation

out shopmastShopping at Mast General Store in Waynesville on Saturday, June 7, will be a plus for the planet.

Mast is joining a list of other area businesses to donate a percentage of sales to the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy for Land Trust Day. This land trust works to preserve productive farmland, scenic mountains and clean streams and has so far protected more than 63,000 acres. 

“We are very grateful to our partners in the business community for supporting our conservation work on Land Trust Day,” said Carl Silverstein, SAHC’s executive director. 

The Naturalist's Corner

Back Then with George Ellison

  • One of the Smokies’ finest poets
    One of the Smokies’ finest poets Editor’s note: This Back Then column by George Ellison first appeared in the Feb. 15, 2012, edition of The Smoky Mountain News. Olive Tilford Dargan is fairly well known in literary circles as the author of From My Highest Hill (1941), a delightful collection of autobiographical…
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