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Sliding Rock, in Pisgah National Forest, is one of the region's most popular destinations. Photo via Wikipedia/Lincolnh
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October 22, 2014, No comments

This story launches an in-depth reporting project from Carolina Public Press about the future of the Pisgah and Nantahala national forests which are undergoing an extensive re-planning process that will ultimately oversee more than 1 million acres in 18 mountain counties and have innumerable impacts on Western North Carolina’s residents, economies and environment.

Alene and Cris Arnold, of Nashville, Tenn., view a hemlock snag created when the Forest Service dynamited the dead hemlocks along the trail at Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness, in Graham County. "We were just wondering if we should bring the kids," Alene Arnold says, as her family loved the cool, shady conditions on this trail in years past. Photo by Mike Belleme

Next round of Pisgah, Nantahala national forest planning meetings underway

October 21, 2014, No comments

The meetings, which will be held throughout October and November in locations across Western North Carolina, will provide information about the propos ...

The IRS Form 990, a public record that is filed on an annual basis, is a vital tool for researching the operations and finances of nonprofit groups. The form notes at the top that it is "open to public inspection."

Public records on nonprofits: Review of groups funded by Buncombe County highlights disclosure laws

October 21, 2014, No comments

On the cusp of Carolina Public Press’ new Nonprofit Disclosures workshops, here’s how to find key information on local organizations that get gove ...

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NC charter school power broker turns public education into private profits

October 17, 2014, No comments

In late February, the North Carolina chapter of the Americans for Prosperity Foundation 2014 a group co-founded by the libertarian billionaire Koch br ...