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ENVR 360: Environmental Restoration - Dr. David Gillette - Spring 2020: Conservation/Management Plan Follow-up

Resources from UNCA's Special Collections used in ENVR 360

Conservation/Management Plan Follow-Up

Jerome Dykeman Papers

  • Containing correspondence regarding his advocacy for cessation of logging in a tract of land near the summit of Mt. Mitchell and for the creation of a park adjacent to the Blue Ridge Parkway; various editorials about the environmental advocacy process.

Western North Carolina Tomorrow Position Papers

Upper French Broad Defense Association

Carolina Mountain Club Archive

  • Box 30 is Conservation Projects
  • Box 32 is Conservation Projects in National Forests, along the Appalachian Trail, and in National Parks

MountainTrue Papers

RiverLink Papers

CACAW (Citizens Against Clearcutting the Asheville Watershed)

  • There are 7 boxes of highly relevant material for this topic in our Special Collections, centering on this group’s efforts to stop clearcutting in the Asheville watershed.


If you haven’t read Wilma Dykeman’s The French Broad, then I highly recommend you add it to your reading list for this topic.  The Library has two copies and we have a copy in UNC Asheville Special Collections.

Special Notes

Check out these pamphlets discovered in Special Collections:


"Bent Creek Campus of the Appalachian Forest Experiment Station"


"Wildlife Conservation in the Southern Appalachians," a pamphlet by Verne Rhoades, Forest Supervisor, c. 1918.

Other Sources