The Asheville Citizen-Times published an excellent preview of the Forest Service meeting this Thursday at 7 p.m. Read it here. Thanks to County Commissioners David Gantt, Holly Jones, Brownie Newman, and Ellen Frost for planning to attend. Hope you can join us, too.
The proposed wilderness area and backcountry area map for Big Ivy is supported by over 32 outdoor organizations, including IMBA, Pisgah Area SORBA, Mountain True, Carolina Climbers Coalition, Nantahala Hiking Club, Outdoor Alliance, Blue Ridge Outdoors, and Friends of Big Ivy. It's also supported by local farmers, hunters, anglers, hikers, bikers, equestrians, and community leaders.