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Robbinsville Greenway includes beautiful river cane environmental restoration project

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Funding assures that river cane will continue to be harvested appropriately by Cherokee artists

A project to create a “living laboratory” along the Sweetwater Creek Greenway on the Robbinsville High School campus is thriving with the help of continued funding from the Foundation. Graham County’s largest known patch of river cane is located on this greenway—it is an important Cherokee artisan resource and environmental asset.

The latest grant continues to protect this healthy river cane that’s already being harvested in limited quantities by Cherokee basket makers with permission from Robbinsville High School.… read more

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