Monday, February 14, 2011

New Face on Conservancy Board

HCC's Dr. Milton (Buddy) Tignor was elected to the Board of Trustees of the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy recently. Dr. Tignor chairs the Department of Natural Resources Management at Haywood Community College, which is known for the best two-year degrees in natural resources fields in the country.

The mission of the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy, a land trust, is to conserve the unique plant and animal habitat, clean water, local farmland and scenic beauty of the mountains of North Carolina and east Tennessee for the benefit of present and future generations.

(article published in Smoky Mountain News, Feb. 2-8, 2011, Vol. 12 Iss. 36), photo courtesy of HCC Marketing & Communications Dept.)
Congratulations Buddy, you rock!!!

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