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SAWS ANNOUNCES MERYL HARRELL AS INTERIM DIRECTOR; POSTS DETAILS OF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SEARCH

ASHEVILLE, NC (April 18, 2019): The Board of Directors of Southern Appalachian Wilderness Stewards (SAWS) announced today that Meryl Harrell will step in to lead the organization as Interim Director during its search for a permanent Executive Director. Most recently, Harrell served as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors. “I can’t think of a […]

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  • Help us celebrate #nationaltrailsday next Saturday, June 1st in your big backyard on the Cherokee National Forest! We are partnering with our friends at @starrmountainoutfitters to get out and work with you on our trails! Come spend a day with us in some of the most beautiful areas in East Tennessee! You will get to be a part of a trail crew working throughout the Tellico Ranger District in various Wilderness areas. After a great day working on our public lands, volunteers will reconvene at the Indian Boundary pavilion for a picnic lunch provided by @tnwildliferesourcesagency, raffles and other fun activities. Space is limited! Please contact @masonboring at masonboring@wildernessstewards.org for more information.

Who: you, United States Forest Service, Southern Appalachian Wilderness Stewards, Starr Mountain Outfitters.

What: National Trails Day celebration

When: 8AM-3PM

Where: Indian Boundary - Cherokee National Forest

Personal protective equipment (PPE) will be provided (hardhat, safety glasses, gloves) if you don’t have any. 
Wear sturdy footwear and long pants. Bring a light lunch and plenty of water. We will have a cookout afterwards back at Indian Boundary and draw raffles and wrap up around 4PM.