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Care for the Kanuga bog a model for wetland management
One special acre in Kanuga’s 1,400-acre campus is getting quite a bit of attention. This small piece of land adjacent to Kanuga Lake hosts a wetland known as an Appalachian Mountain Bog and is home to several plant and animal species that live in few other places. Kanuga has joined in partnership with Carolina Mountain...
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Kanuga adopts local stream
Kanuga has signed on to help protect a section of Mud Creek adjacent to the camp, conference and retreat center’s 1,400 acres. As part of the adoption, Kanuga has committed to monitor the stream on a quarterly basis, and conduct twice-a-year trash clean ups. The stretch of Mud Creek that has been adopted is approximately...
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Mountain Trail Outdoor School gears up for new year
With the start of the school season approaching, Kanuga’s Mountain Trail Outdoor School (MTOS) began training its staff on August 6 in preparation for welcoming school groups to the innovative education program later in the month. The experientially-based school serves over 5,000 students from across the Southeast each year. Public and private schools come for...
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Organic Garden cultivates traditions, learning at Kanuga
Mona Ponder and her mother Jane Gribbin wandered through the colorful garden, searching for just the right zinnia or sunflower to complete the flower arrangement that would eventually brighten up their family’s guest house during Kanuga’s Summer Guest Period. This is the third year the two have visited Kanuga’s organic garden together to pick flowers...
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