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Betsy Burdette, Author at The Tryon Daily Bulletin

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Conservation Corner: At What Cost….?  

Let me begin this Conservation Corner with a quote from a book written by an artist named Verne Dawson, who just happens to live in Saluda when he’s ... Read more

by Betsy Burdette, Wednesday, February 27, 2019 10:09 pm

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Conservation Corner: ‘Where there’s a will, there’s a way’

Heros are not giant statues framed against a red sky. They are people who say: This is my community, and it is my responsibility to ... Read more

by Betsy Burdette, Wednesday, January 30, 2019 5:20 pm

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Conservation Corner: We are one with the earth, nature

I’ve had a lot of time to be quiet and think last month, starting with a week of being “snowed in” after the big snowfall. ... Read more

by Betsy Burdette, Thursday, January 3, 2019 8:00 am

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Conservation Corner: Connecting with our history through nature

I am hoping to tweak your curiosity with this Corner. It has to do with rock walls, and the fact that there may be a ... Read more

by Betsy Burdette, Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:00 am

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Conservation Corner: Listen to your heart, not what others tell you

“Once upon a time,” many years ago, I went to St. Andrews Presbyterian College in Laurinburg, North Carolina. One of the courses required for graduation, ... Read more

by Betsy Burdette, Friday, October 26, 2018 8:00 am

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Conversation Corner: Finding the connections that make our lives complete

Saluda Community Land Trust, with help from the Polk County Community Foundation, purchased two parcels of land along the railroad spanning the Henderson/Polk County line, ... Read more

by Betsy Burdette, Friday, September 28, 2018 8:00 am

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Conservation Corner — aka Kudzu Corner

This has been a good year for kudzu: lots of rain and lots of sunshine and hot temperatures. Just drive up to Saluda on Highway ... Read more

by Betsy Burdette, Thursday, August 30, 2018 8:00 am

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Conservation Corner: Take time to feel the rhythm

A couple weeks ago, Allen, my granddaughter, Emma, and I were invited to a house concert to hear a musician visiting from Ghana. The musician ... Read more

by Betsy Burdette, Thursday, July 26, 2018 8:00 am

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Conservation Corner: Maybe we can judge a book by its cover

Once again, I’d like to talk about Chocolate Drop. It will be hard to put the lessons learned over the past five years in 700 ... Read more

by Betsy Burdette, Thursday, June 28, 2018 8:00 am

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Conservation Corner: How much will we pay for convenience?

Last week, I took the dogs for a walk in the woods behind our house. There are walking trails through our property and adjoining properties, ... Read more

by Betsy Burdette, Friday, June 1, 2018 8:00 am

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