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“This winter, amid the news of the FBI’s arrest of the remaining occupiers of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon, another story unfolded more quietly in the Appalachians. At the heart of it were a small plant that plays a significant role in eastern mountain forests — American ginseng — and Billy Joe Hurley, a […]

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According to the biodiversity advocates at Project Remote, the most remote spot in North Carolina is 5.5 miles from the nearest road. You won’t be needing that cellphone. And wear comfortable shoes.  

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