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2014-06-27 12:27:34

Tryon Equestrian Partners calls on the nation's only solid log modular home company to build its vision of world-class luxury in an unprecedented timeframe CAMPOBELLO, S.C., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading log home builder Blue Ridge Log Cabins is honored to share in the announcement this week of the opening of the Tryon International Equestrian Center and Tryon Resort in Tryon, North Carolina. Blue Ridge is one of the principal builders on the project, designing and...

2014-06-25 12:32:01

The leader in the log home industry delivers expertise, renowned technology, and unique "One-Day" process to meet building interest in rustic, natural home designs. CAMPOBELLO, S.C., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's only solid log modular homebuilder, Blue Ridge Log Cabins, today showcased floor plans and renderings from its growingly popular Mountain Architecture series. The company's design line combines natural elements and multiple exterior finishes to create earthy,...

2013-12-31 23:24:57

Top-rated birding and nature tour company, Naturalist Journeys, announces a spring birding and nature tour to one of America’s scenic wonders, the fabled Blue Ridge Mountains. Charlotte, North Carolina (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Naturalist Journeys, a top Nature Tour Company, announces their Spring Blue Ridge Mountains Guided Birding Tour, led by Doug Pratt, who has been fascinated with the region since he was a young boy. “My family loved camping,” Pratt explains, “and every...

2011-09-17 07:00:00

The best fall foliage colors can be seen by spending several days in the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Shenandoah National Park, and driving around each of those days. Choosing to stay in a cabin rental in Virginia provides a great base from which to explore. Waynesboro, VA (PRWEB) September 17, 2011 âœWhen should I come to see the peak colors?â This question causes the phones at Cabin Creekwood to ring off the hook as the days get shorter and the...

2011-07-01 00:15:00

Download the guide "Insider Secrets to Exploring Central Virginia" from http://www.cabincreekwood.com/download.htm. Waynesboro, VA (PRWEB) June 30, 2011 Central Virginia and the area surrounding Staunton, Waynesboro, and Augusta County have so many different types of activities to offer the visitor. The owners of Cabin Creekwood have put together a guide of personal favorites entitled "Insider Secrets to Exploring Central Virginia." After many years of providing valuable information to...


Latest Blue Ridge Mountains Reference Libraries

Spruce Fir Moss Spider, Microhexura montivaga
2013-08-26 12:08:18

The Spruce Fir Moss Spider (Microhexura montivaga) is an endangered species of spider that can be found at high elevations in the southern Appalachian Mountains. Initially identified in 1923, they inhabit moss that grows on rocks under the forest canopy. It is one of the smallest mygalomorph spiders, with the adults only measuring 3 to 4 millimeters. The coloration varies from light brown to yellow-brown to a darker reddish brown color, with no markings on its abdomen. Their chelicerae...

Shenandoah National Park
2013-04-26 14:58:26

Shenandoah National Park is located in the State of Virginia in the United States. The park contains a portion of the Blue Ridge Mountains and holds 199,100 acres of land, of which 79,579 acres comprise a designated wilderness. The park extends across a narrow area, through eight counties, from Waynesboro to the town of Front Royal. The establishment of Shenandoah National park began in 1926, when the area was designated as a national park, but it was not officially established and opened...

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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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