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Aug 7, 2012 - Workamping at the Cradle of Forestry

We've been here just over three weeks now, so I think it's time to give you all an update on what's been going on. The Cradle of Forestry is a little known gem in the US Forest Service Agency. Located in the Pisgah National Forest, we are 11 miles up Mt. Pisgah on US Hwy 276 (Pisgah Highway) from Pisgah Forest, right next to the charming town of Brevard, North Carolina. It's the site of the very first School of Forestry in the United States, established in 1898. In that late 1880's, George Vanderbilt built his Biltmore Estate on 2,000 acres...

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