Attention, all of you 15 million annual visitors to the Blue Ridge Parkway: The fate of the country’s most beloved scenic roadway is now in your hands.
That’s the gist of four upcoming public meetings in North Carolina and Virginia, during which top parkway managers will discuss the just-released draft environmental impact statement of the first General Management Plan in the Blue Ridge Parkway’s 75-year history. ...
The hefty document is 640 pages, not including index, and was 10 years in the making, at a cost of $1.8 million. ...
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