Wednesday, July 14, 2010

“America’s Great Outdoors” comes to Asheville

Whether you’re a birder or mountain biker, paddler or hiker, photographer or hunter, now is your chance to speak up about the future of outdoor recreation in America.

A series of listening sessions are being held across the country “to hear Americans’ ideas on land conservation, recreation, and best ways to reconnect Americans to the great outdoors.”

Outdoor enthusiasts and conservationists from around the region will weigh in on “America’s Great Outdoors Initiative” from 1 to 4 p.m. tomorrow, July 15, at the
Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College.

Registration is already closed, but you can still provide input, and vote on ideas already submitted, by clicking here.

You can find more information about the process by clicking here and here.

Jeff Detailed information on trails in the Smoky Mountains; includes trail descriptions, key features, pictures, video, maps, elevation profiles, news, hiking gear store, and more.

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