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75 Years of the Blue Ridge Parkway


75 Years of the Blue Ridge Parkway The Blue Ridge Parkway turned 75 this year but the wildly popular scenic drive has endured a number of challenges to its existence. Constant threats from development, infrastructure issues and, more recently, pollution have taken a toll on the parkway. We'll talk with two men charged with protecting the byway and the land it meanders through. Join us for a scenic tour of the history and the future of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Guests Reid Wilson - Executive Director, Conservation Trust for North Carolina Philip Francis - Superintendent, Blue Ridge Parkway Click here to add and read comments