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February 27, 2015, No comments

In honor of Sunshine Week, Carolina Public Press will hold its Full Disclosure training seminar on understanding and using public records laws on March 20. The training is for working journalists, students, policymakers, public officials and community members interested in understanding state and federal public records laws.

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Inside the National Forests: A CPP webinar on understanding, reporting about NC’s public forests

February 20, 2015, No comments

This webinar from Carolina Public Press is for journalists, students, lawmakers, policy officials and community members interested in learning more ab ...

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Asheville homeless shelters issue ‘Code Purple,’ extend services

February 18, 2015, No comments

In response to anticipated wintry weather, shelters in Asheville will offer emergency cold weather services to people who are currently experiencing h ...

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Understand the law: The Wilderness Act

February 4, 2015, Comments Off

Wilderness areas in Western North Carolina are a point of debate in the Pisgah and Nantahala national forest remanagement process. Here, we offer a sh ...

  • The Middle Prong stream along the Ramsey Cascades Trail in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Photo courtesy of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
    3-year effort mapping Smokies streams now complete
    January 23, 2015, Comments Off

    Scientists have determined the Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains 2,900 miles of streams. Of those, 1,073 miles of streams are large enough to support fish.