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Recent Stories

Conservationists are reintroducing ancient lake sturgeon to southeastern rivers. more

Sep 2, 2016 8:23 AM Creature Feature

The majestic bald eagle faced survival challenges in the 1960s. Now, thanks in part to efforts at the American Eagle Foundation in the Smokies, the future is much brighter for our national bird. more

Jun 21, 2016 10:07 AM Creature Feature

The threatened, "Hideously ugly" salamanders become much easier to look at in the context of the deep perils to their existence. more

Apr 28, 2016 9:23 AM Creature Feature

Victims of overhunting in the 1770s and of strangely high hide prices in the Depression, the inventive otter began its mountain comeback in 1984. more

Mar 9, 2016 10:45 AM Creature Feature

Three of the top 10 bird-watching states—Virginia, North Carolina and Georgia—are in the Blue Ridge region. more

Jan 5, 2016 8:50 AM Creature Feature