Right in rain: After 15 years of forecasting, Local Yokel is shifting focus

Preston Jacobsen, a man some know better as the Local Yokel Weather guy, comes by his love of meteorology honestly.
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GSMA projects pull in awards

The Great Smoky Mountains Association has earned some recognition recently for producing top-tier educational materials. 
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No new CWD cases discovered after processing samples

After processing about 7,000 deer tissue samples, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission hasn’t found any instances of Chronic Wasting Disease…
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Appalachian Farm School draws diverse ag interests

Despite representing different spectrums of the agricultural community, participants in this year’s Appalachian Farm School have at least one thing…
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Follow Grandma Gatewood’s A.T. adventure

A documentary telling the story of the first woman to through-hike the Appalachian Trail alone will be screened at 6…
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Help decorate the Capitol Christmas tree

The U.S. Forest Service is collecting Christmas ornaments to decorate the North Carolina tree set to adorn the U.S. Capitol…
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Stewarding opportunity: Outdoor Economy Conference tackles tough questions

With more than 600 people and 70 speakers from 24 states gathering for a four-day event, the 2022 Outdoor Economy…
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Around the Smokies

It’s a busy time in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park as visitation ramps up while the park works to…
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