by Leslee Kulba
Wild West blogger
An informal meeting of representatives from the US Forest Service and the Friends of Big Ivy appears to have convinced the crowd there is no logging planned in that portion of the Pisgah National Forest. A crowd of over 300 had assembled and overflowed to protest what appears to have been fictitious hype. But don’t feel bad. A quorum of the Buncombe County Commissioners also fell for it enough to show up and protest.