Troop 91 Hornaday Unit Award Project: Writing Instrument Recycling

According to the EPA, Americans throw away 1.6 billion disposable pens every year. In an effort to bring awareness to this issue of difficult-to-recycle items, specifically plastic writing instruments, a Troop 91 scout chose to create an education and recycling plan in conjunction with Asheville Catholic School. The scout and…

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Richmond Hill Park Invasive Species Removal Project 8-8-15

Troop 91 Eagle Scout Bennett David and Troop 91 are working with MountainTrue to remove invasive plants from Richmond Hill Park. Richmond Hill Park is our only wooded park and it is challenge to keep the invasive plants from over-running the native species and the trails. This project will maintain the…

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RiverLink & Troop 91 Hominy Creek Clean-up

Scouts and Adult Leaders from Troop 91 along with students from Christ School in Asheville, NC, USA cleaned debris and tires from a segment of the Hominy Creek, a tributary to the French Broad River. Work was done in conjunction with RiverLink, a local non-profit spearheading the economic and environmental…

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Bennett David Monarch Waystation Project June 2015

Troop 91 Eagle Scout Bennett David worked with The NC Arboretum and Monarch expert Nina Veteto of Monarch Rescue to plan and install a Monarch Butterfly Waystation at the Franklin School of Innovation in Enka NC. The project is the first of 4 schools that was funded through a grant…

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Bennett David’s Hornaday Project- Seed bombs!

Scouts from Troop 91 participated in a project at The North Carolina Arboretum to make “seed bombs.” These seed bombs will be thrown at a “bomb the bank” event at the Franklin School of Innovation, in order to create a native pollinator meadow on the school campus. ‘Seed bombs” are…

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Bennett David Brown-headed Nuthatch Nest Box Project 8-8-14

> Members of Troop 91 worked to build 22 nest boxes for nuthatches in Western North Carolina. This project is part of a larger effort, by Eagle Scout Bennett David, to raise awareness and enlist the help of the public about the declining population of Brown-headed Nuthatches. Bennett’s project includes the…

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Get Ready for… Ben Chambers Eagle Scout Project!

On April 11 at the United States Forest Service’s Southern Research Station On 200 W.T. Weaver Boulevard, the gate will be open. We will be enhancing part of their pollinator garden, designed for pollinator insects like bees and butterflies. 9:00am to 3:00pm (this will fulfill any rank requirement for service…

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Scout Sunday

February 15th, 2015 St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Asheville, NC Mass began with offering peace to our neighbors and intruducing ourselves to the church members. Pastor In-Yong Lee read the announcements and started Mass. The color guard presented the colors. Everyone said the pledge of allegiance and the Scouts said…

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Porter Dowd Eagle Ceremony

February 1st, 2015 , Central United Methodist Church, Asheville, NC Color Guard Presented the colors Scouts read the twelve points of the Scout Law Troop 91 adults read the Eagle Scout Challenge Assistant Scoutmaster Dr. David Wells read the Trail to Eagle and presentation Assistant Scoutmaster Dr. David Wells presented…

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