The Southern Appalachians are less than a day’s drive away for one-third of the nation. The wild forests of the Smokies are a home and a livelihood for many local residents who want to keep it that way for generations to come.
Few families can claim to have deeper roots than those of the Plott family in the Southern Appalachians. Author, conservationist and wood carver Bob Plott still raises Plott hounds, which were first brought to the area by his great, great, great grandfather in 1750.
Scotty Bowman and his wife Laura live in an area surrounded by the Appalachian Mountains and Cherokee National Forest in northeastern Tennessee, where they are raising their three children.
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Judge's order for Case No. 3:99-cv-00547-MMD-WGC (South Canyon Road) bThis Order resolves the remaining issues in this lengthy litigation arising from storm damage to a 2.4-mile stretch of a remote road (“South Canyon Road”) in the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest in Elko County, Nevada.
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