RMR-076: Meet Jess Schaner, Roan Mountain Naturalist for the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy for 2017

Meet the Southern Appalachian Highlands Roan Naturalist for 2017 S.A.H.C. Roan Naturalist Jess Schaner One foggy afternoon I met Jess Schaner on the Appalachian Trail at Carver’s Gap. She was on the job. Her job is to meet visitors to the Roan Highlands … Continue reading

RMR-075: 71st Rhododendron Festival (June 17-18) Changing Lives

71st Annual  Rhododendron Festival June 17-18 The 71st Annual Rhododendron Festival is more than just another festival. It is changing lives. There are good reasons this Festival attracts thousand of visitors to Roan Mountain.  High-quality crafts and art, good food … Continue reading