Snack producer, conservation groups unite to benefit Cataloochee Ranch, songbirds
Volunteers are invited to take part in a restoration event to help migratory song birds on the scenic Cataloochee Ranch near Maggie Valley.
The National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) and Nature Valley are partnering with the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy to improve song bird habitat and protect water quality on the scenic this historic property.
Cataloochee Ranch is a three-generation, family-run operation that has protected more than 300 acres of high elevation land adjoining Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Cataloochee Ranch provides a valuable refuge for wildlife on the boundary of the park, including a number of threatened migratory song birds.
Volunteers will work between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, July 28, by feathering the forest edge along pasture ...