Asheville -- City of Asheville: Improvements will begin at the Asheville SkatePark on June 8. The building located inside the park will be demolished and removed and a new concrete plaza will be built in the cleared space.
NAGS HEAD, N.C. (AP) — A 72-foot-long fishing vessel that ran aground on North Carolina’s Outer Banks has quickly become a tourist attraction. But the National Park Service is warning people to stay away from the shipwreck for their own safety.
United States Department of Agriculture/U.S. Forest Service -- When you add it up, backyards make up the biggest chunk of green space found in cities. For urban ecologists, the persistent question is whether this habitat can sustain native species.
(AP) Landscape architects are finding themselves on the front lines of the climate change crisis, having to come up with creative ways to adapt and help mitigate problems like rising oceans and extreme weather as they design projects across the country.
Mount Jefferson State Natural Area Rising abruptly to more than 1,600 feet above the surrounding landscape, Mount Jefferson is often first viewed at a distance from the Blue Ridge Parkway and is a national natural landmark with a rich history.