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It’s Your Backyard: On the Doorstep of Paradise

April 6 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm - Free Join us for a full day event celebrating outdoor recreation and the beautiful…

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It’s Your Backyard: On the Doorstep of Paradise
Love & Light: The Blackalachian on the Appalachian Trail

Love & Light: The Blackalachian on the Appalachian Trail

Last year, Daniel White set off hiking the Appalachian Trail to get a new perspective on life. Feeling frustrated and…

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Presentation by Audrey and Frank Peterman

As the keynote for UNC Asheville's 2018 Spring Greenfest and with the support of organizations from Everybody's Environment, Audrey and Frank…

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Presentation by Audrey and Frank Peterman
The Blackalachian — An AT thru-hike story

The Blackalachian — An AT thru-hike story

Check out this story about The Blackalachian from  Arnold "Bloodhound" Guzman, writing for The Trek. "In April of 2017, Daniel…

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NPR On Point interview with Rahawa Haile: Black Bodies, Green Spaces

When a young African-American woman headed out solo along the Appalachian Trail, she learned a lot about the politics of…

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NPR On Point interview with Rahawa Haile: Black Bodies, Green Spaces
Outdoors Magazine Article: Going It Alone by Rahawa Haile

Outdoors Magazine Article: Going It Alone by Rahawa Haile

What happens when an African American woman decides to solo-hike the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine during a summer…

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Dr. Carolyn Finney visits UNC Asheville

On Thursday, March 30, Dr. Carolyn Finney, author of “Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship Between African-Americans to the Great…

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Dr. Carolyn Finney visits UNC Asheville