Join Blue Ridge Conservancy and HRI on Thursday, April 19th at the Watauga County Agricultural Conference Center in Boone for a free, public seminar discussing the future of hemlocks in our Western North Carolina ecosystem.  The presentation will include information about the invasive hemlock woolly adelgid, efforts to combat this pest, and what you can do to get involved in hemlock conservation.  The event will be held from 6:00 to 7:30 PM at 252 Poplar Grove Road Boone, NC, 28607

Blue Ridge Conservancy is a private, non-profit, non-governmental organization that has protected over 20,000 acres in Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Mitchell, Watauga, Wilkes and Yancey Counties. They work to protect farmland and natural areas and are partners in creating the Middle Fork Greenway and oversee the Watauga River Partners. See more at their website