North Carolina Is Preserving Natural Areas Through Their Outdoor NC Initiative


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Heidi Walters oversees marketing initiatives of group travel, international and sports marketing and industry relations for the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (Visit NC).
Heidi shares how their Outdoor NC initiative and partnership with the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics is helping preserve the state’s precious natural resources.

So what and why does NC need an initiative like Outdoor NC and why partner with Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics? Heidi says, "It only makes sense for us to partner with Leave No Trace. They have 25 years of research and education. This is not new to them."
Find out who benefits from this mission-driven initiative and what success looks like. And then Take The Pledge!
Also join Meredith Leigh who serves on the all-volunteer Board of Directors for "Chow Chow, An Asheville Culinary Event Series." Find out how Chow Chow is welcoming friends and family back to the culinary festival and what's in store for 2021.

And if you're wanting to know what it's like to travel by plane right now, Tina Kinsey from the Asheville Regional Airport is here to fill us in on what it’s like to travel around an airport today. Good info to know!

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