Asheville Ecological Services Field Office
Conserving the Nature of America

View from Mount Mitchell, highest point in the Eastern U.S. Credit: USFWS

Photo: Maple tree over Little Tennessee River. Credit: Gary Peeples

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Congressional staffer speaking with a constituent. Credit: USFWS

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Photo of littlewing pearlymussel. Photo credit: Dick Biggins, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

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Biologist Lora Zimmerman searching for mussels. Photo credit: Jennifer Koches, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

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Last Updated: March 24, 2015