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The Franklin Lions Club wanted to make a difference like no other service organization in helping the environment of Franklin.

Franklin Lions developed a plan to work with Habitat for Humanity of Macon County by planting over 60 Dogwood Trees around Habitat For Humanity Homes, the Franklin Airport and other areas.

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Volunteers interested in assisting with construction and maintenance of a new trail at Western Carolina University are invited to participate in a free trail-building workshop on campus Saturday, March 24.

The workshop will include a required classroom session in The Cats Den in Brown Hall from 9 a.m. to noon led by a trail care crew from the International Mountain Bicycling Association, plus lunch and afternoon work on the trails. Participants also are invited to stay for a 7 p.m. screening of “Pedal Driven, a Bike-umentary” in the multipurpose room of WCU’s A.K. Hinds University Center.

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On Saturday, March 24, The Land Trust for the Little Tennessee (LTLT) will hike the Rufus Morgan Falls Trail to look for spring wildflowers. Local expert Jack Johnson will guide us to find such beauties as; sharp-lobed hepatica, round-leaved yellow violet and many more. It is a moderate hike and about 1.5 miles round trip. You will want to bring your camera and bottled water.

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The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC), The Wilderness Society (TWS), the Southern Appalachian Wilderness Stewards (SAWS), the USDA Forest Service and the National Park Service have established the “Wilderness Skills Institute”, a two-week training course to be held on May 21 to June 1, 2012 at the Cradle of Forestry near Brevard, NC. The Institute is designed to provide information about the history of designated Wilderness, the skills necessary to work effectively in wilderness and the certifications required to implement those skills.

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published: 10/18/2013
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