Monday, January 05, 2009

The Globe Forest Makes '10 Most Endangered' List

The Southern Environmental Law Center has placed the forested slopes below Blowing Rock, locally known as "The Globe," on its list of 10 most at-risk sites in the South. "According to SELC, the forest includes trees more than 300 years old, and [US Forest Service's plans to log more than 200 acres of it] threatens to destroy scenic views."

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