The Transylvania Times -

(319) stories found containing 'cradle of forestry'

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 319



Fall Leaf Report For The Week Of Oct. 19, 2017 - Brevard, NC

This week's Fall Foliage Report is brought to you by Rocky's Grill and Soda Shop & by Rocky's Corner Market Leaf Report Fall colors are expected to be vibrant this weekend along the Blue Ridge Par... Full story

 

Cradle Of Forestry Presents 'The Legend Of Tommy Hodges' - Pisgah Forest, NC

The Cradle of Forestry will entertain audiences with the annual outdoor drama, “The Legend of Tommy Hodges,” on Friday, Oct. 20, and Saturday, Oct. 21, with shows at 6:30 p.m., 7:45 p.m. and 9 p.m. Evergreen Packaging is the event sponsor. Due...

 

Down By The Barn: Stories And Music Continues Oct. 21

Enjoy a family evening of fall fun on Saturday, Oct. 21, with mountain tales, slightly spooky stories and old-time songs told by local storyteller and musician Gary Greene at the Allison-Deaver Barn. Bring a chair or blanket, for the storytelling...

 

Fall Leaf Report For The Week Of Oct. 16, 2017 - Brevard, NC

This week's Fall Foliage report is brought to your by Steve Owen & Associates and Rockin' Bowl Leaf Report The cooler temperatures this week should increase fall color development. But Howard...

 

Fall Leaf Report For The Week Of Oct. 12, 2017 - Brevard, NC

Leaf Report The fall color can still best be viewed along the Blue Ridge Parkway at the higher elevations. Autumn colors can also be see in DuPont State Recreational Forest this week. The rain from... Full story

 

Woodsmen Compete During Forest Festival - Pisgah Forest, NC

The Forest Festival Day Saturday at the Cradle of Forestry included the 22nd Annual John G. Palmer Intercollegiate Woodsmen's Meet, plus activities for the public, such as using a traditional cross...

 

Fall Leaf Report For The Week Of Oct. 9, 2017 - Brevard, NC

This week's Fall Foliage report is brought to you by Steve Owen and Associates and The Hampton Inn. The recent warm weather has slowed down color development in the area's trees, according to Howard...

 

El Centro Comunitario Hispano-Americano: Students, Parents Enjoy Outing In Forest

Pisgah Explorers On Saturday, Sept. 23, half of our Homework Club students and some of their parents enjoyed our first of several guided hikes in the forest with a guide from the Pisgah Explorers Program. This program, part of the Cradle of Forestry...

 

Cradle Invites Public To Woodsmen's Meet

The Cradle of Forestry invites the public to celebrate the forest heritage of western North Carolina during the annual Forest Festival Day on Saturday. This family event will be staged from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and will commemorate the traditions of...

 

Fall Leaf Report For The Week Of Oct. 2, 2017

Note: This week's fall leaf report is brought to you by The Sunset Motel and Rockin' Bowl of Brevard. Experts are predicting that this year's fall colors could be the most beautiful and eye popping... Full story

 

Cradle Seeks Volunteers For National Public Lands Day Projects On Saturday, Sept. 30

The Cradle of Forestry in America invites individuals, families and groups who are passionate about caring for their public lands to participate in National Public Lands Day service projects Saturday, September 30. Participants have options of...

 

Mountain Sun: Coyotes Embark On Journey - Brevard, NC

At Mountain Sun Community School, learning about the history of Transylvania County and its natural resources is not confined to the classroom and textbooks. The middle school students, also known as...

 

Learn How To 'Bring Back The Monarchs'

The Cradle of Forestry in America heritage site invites the public to attend the “Bring Back the Monarchs” program on at 2 p.m., Sunday, in the Forest Discovery Center. Monarch Watch Conservation Specialist Joyce Pearsall will present this...

 

U.S. Forest Service Temporarily Closes Campgrounds, Recreation Areas

The U.S. Forest Service is closely tracking the forecast models of Hurricane Irma and is temporarily closing all campgrounds and recreation areas in the Nantahala, Pisgah and Uwharrie National Forests. This includes the temporary suspension of creati...

 

Forest Service Closes Campgrounds-Brevard NC

The U.S. Forest Service is closely tracking the forecast models of Hurricane Irma and is temporarily closing all campgrounds and recreation areas in the Nantahala, Pisgah, and Uwharrie National Forests. This includes the temporary suspension of...

 

The Ruff Study – Still Used In Deer Management

On July 15, 1937 Fredrick J. Ruff submitted his original copy of "The Whitetail Deer of the Pisgah National Game Preserve," thus completing one of the first studies on whitetail deer in the country....

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    August 17, 2017

Search For Stroupe Entailed Large Response

As fugitive Phillip Stroupe II was beginning his five-day retreat from law enforcement into the Pisgah National Forest on Saturday, July 22, Eddie Gunter, the Transylvania County Sheriff Office’s chief deputy, was just trying to cut the grass. He...

 

U. S. Forest Service Proposing Fee Changes, Including For Cradle

The U.S. Forest Service is proposing to change recreation fees at several sites in Pisgah National Forest, including the Cradle of Forestry. The public is invited to provide input to proposed fee changes by Sept. 25. The goal of these proposed...

 

May The Forest Be With You: Event At The Cradle Of Forestry

The Cradle of Forestry invites the public to a new event, “May the Forest Be with You” on Saturday, Aug. 12. This event celebrates all that is wood- its beauty, variety and products forests provide. A variety of wood workers will be on site...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    August 7, 2017

Smokey Bear Has Come A Long Way

A Japanese commander's stumble into a bed of cactus, leading to the creation of the national symbol for forest fire prevention, Smokey Bear, might sound to be a stretch, but it makes perfect sense...

 

Cradle of Forestry To Celebrate Smokey Bear's Birthday

The Cradle of Forestry invites guests of all ages to Smokey Bear's Birthday Party on Saturday, August 5, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., followed by a live animal program from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Smokey Bear...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    July 27, 2017

UPDATED: Stroupe Caught-Brevard NC

The McDowell County Sheriff's Department has taken Phillip Michael Stroupe II into custody. According to their report, McDowell County Sheriff Deputy David Jones apprehended Stroupe at approximately...

 

A Costly Week

The past several days have been a gross anomaly when it comes to crime in Transylvania County. Last Thursday, three men were arrested and charged with the first degree murder of an 18-year-old male. This Wednesday a woman also was charged with first...

 

Massive Manhunt Continues In Forest - Pisgah Forest, NC

The search continues for an armed suspect in Pisgah National Forest. As of going Monday evening, Phillip Michael Stroupe II is believed still to be at large in the forest. Stroupe, 38, of...

 

Pisgah National Game Preserve Turns 100

Pisgah National Forest stands first on many conservation achievements throughout its history. Many recognize the Pisgah today for being the first National Forest east of the Mississppi and the first...

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2017