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 By Staff Reports    News    January 11, 2018

Chamber Names Board

The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce has announced its 2018 Board of Directors. The board was recently finalized with the election of five individuals for the 2018-2020 term: first-time members Devin Gentry (Cradle of Forestry in America...

 

Transylvania Records Another Big Year For News (October - December)

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories that appeared in The Transylvania Times during 2017. OCTOBER •The Transylvania County Historical Society announced completion of an...

 

A Short History Of American Forestry

By Adam DeWitte To dig into the history of what have become modern United States forestry practices is to reach back in time to an era of wealth, power, exploration and legacy. The very mention of...

 
 By Park Baker    News    December 4, 2017

Cradle Group Loses Forest Contract - Pisgah Forest, NC

The Cradle of Forestry Interpretive Association (CFAIA), the concession vendor in charge of managing several sites in Pisgah National Forest, lost the bid for the contract, and effective Jan. 1, a new vendor, Pisgah Hospitality Partners, LLC, will...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    December 4, 2017

Davidson River Initial Attack Celebrates 10 Years - Pisgah Forest, NC

The Davidson River (DVR) Initial Attack program recently celebrated its 10th year with an anniversary celebration at the Cradle of Forestry. As part of the Schenck Job Corps, this advanced fire training program has been touching lives, giving...

 
 By John Lanier    News    November 27, 2017

Architectural Firms Look To Be School System's Choice

Last Monday evening five architectural firms made their pitch to be the lead architect for the Transylvania County Board of Education’s proposed bond referendum. The school system has several steps to take before a bond referendum is placed on...

 

Many Reasons To Give Thanks

With the arrival of Thanksgiving, there are many reasons for Transylvanians to be thankful: •Wonderful weather. We have four seasons, none of which is too extreme. Our topography and geography spare us from the devastating impacts of hurricanes,...

 

Weekly Destination Hike: Cantrell Creek Lodge

Our weekly destination hike is the site of the Cantrell Creek lodge in Pisgah National Forest. Access to where the lodge once stood can be easy, with little elevation gain for hikers, or it can be...

 

Frick-Ruppert To Discuss: The Spectacular Southern Appalachian Bio-Diversity - Brevard, NC

Nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts are in for a real treat. Dr. Jennifer Frick-Ruppert will be giving a presentation on the biodiversity of our own backyard at the next AAUW meeting on Tuesday,...

 

Lassie Once Came Home To Pisgah National Forest

Lassie the dog, made famous through television and movies, has a connection with Brevard and Pisgah National Forest. Lassie originally appeared in a 1938 short story by Eric Knight. Later, along with...

 

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...

 

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