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March 22, 2013, Comments Off

The angles of this barn — used now to dry tobacco — caught reader Melinda Young Stuart’s eye after a recent snowfall. “Any day now,” she writes of the structure, located in Dillingham in Buncombe County, “I expect to find it collapsed.”

Reader photo of an oyster mushroom forage

From our readers: Oyster mushrooms in December

January 11, 2013, Comments Off

Readers Sue and Lonnie Crotts captured a photo of an impressive wild mushroom forage near their Burke County home. Also inside: resources and events t ...

Reader photo by Bonnie Schwartz

From our readers: Max Patch awash in color

October 26, 2012, Comments Off

Reader Bonnie Schwartz captures one of the region's most beloved natural spots.

Reader photo by Melinda Stuart. Reuter Center, UNCA, College for Seniors registrants

From our readers: Back-to-school time — for adults. Hundreds register for College for Seniors courses

September 21, 2012, Comments Off

This photo, submitted by reader Melinda Young Stuart, shows just a few of the hundreds of people lined up at the UNC Asheville's Reuter Center recentl ...

  • Dogwood 2012. Reader photo by John Haldane. Featured.
    From our readers: Dogwoods putting on yearly show
    April 13, 2012, 1 Comment

    Reader John Haldane's 'Pink Dogwood' photo showcases the dogwood's gentle -- yet spectacular -- show across the mountains right now. Inside, a look at how the dogwood became North Carolina's state flower by defeating 'its most competitive o ...

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    From our readers: Morel mushrooms making springtime appearance
    April 6, 2012, Comments Off

    Reader Melinda Stuart shares this photo of a trio of morels (also known regionally as hickory chickens, merkels or molly moochers) she found along a Buncombe County community park walking path. Also inside: resources and events to help you ...