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There's nothing like a few weeks of real North Carolina mountain winter weather to bring one's awareness back to necessity mode. As everyone buckles down for a while, just the sense of preparedness...

 

Fish And Wildlife Conservation Council To Resume Meetings

The Fish and Wildlife Conservation Council (FWCC) monthly meetings will resume on Jan. 25 and Feb. 20 at 6-8 p.m. at the Mountain Research Station in Mills River. Concerning the forest plan report, the stakeholder’s forum held its final meeting in...

 

Find Beauty In The Winter Landscape

On true winter days like today, where icy winds carve more precious degrees out of already freezing temperatures, we like to stay inside. We bundle up tight, bracing against chilling gusts just to...

 

Wildlife Commission Invites Public To Comment On Game Land Management Plans Through Feb. 2

After conducting a series of public meetings to gather input on developing management plans for game lands across the state, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has posted draft plans for seven...

 

Pisgah TU Opens 2018 Meetings With Fly Tying Event - Brevard, NC

The Pisgah Chapter of Trout Unlimited opens its slate of 2018 meetings on Thursday, Jan. 11, at 7 p.m. in the DFR Room in downtown Brevard. Following a brief presentation by chapter members Zoe...

 

Quadrantid Meteor Shower Peaks Jan. 3 - Rosman, NC

Astronomers at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) alert the public to the Quadrantid meteor shower in early January. Meteors result from particles of dust causing the atmosphere to glow as the particles enter the upper atmosphere of...

 

This Week's Outdoor Destination: The Park At Flat Rock

This week's Outdoor destination is the Park at Flat Rock. Formerly a golf course and crop fields, this small park packs a lot to do in a small amount of acreage. With its own nature center, walking...

 

Weekly Trail Report For The Week of Jan. 1, 2018 - Brevard, NC

The Weekly Trail Report Is Brought To You By Sycamore Cycles •Maintenance work on Butter Gap and Daniel Ridge trails. Be on the lookout for folks working on the trail. •Due to all the snow from the recent winter storm, many trails will be...

 

Steve Pagano To Discuss Gorges State Park At The Library

Gorges State Park Superintendent Steve Pagano will present “Gorges State Park — A Work in Progress — Past, Present & Future” at the Discover Natural Transylvania program in the Transylvania County Library Rogow Room on Thursday, Jan. 4, at...

 

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...

 

Beating The Winter Blues Outdoors

Wintertime, for me, means show season and a lot of travel to places that are often far colder and icier than Brevard. The one thing I find intriguing is how often I hear people talking about how they...

 

Poaching Threatens Rare Plants And Animals

We entered Pisgah National Forest on U.S. 276 in Pisgah Forest, just like thousands of people do every year. I was travelling with a botanist and we had a very specific destination in mind. After a...

 

Gearing Up For Winter Fly Fishing

Winter fly fishing is much more gear intensive than wading up a summer stream in your flip flops with a pocket full of elk hair caddis and parachute adams. This kind of fishing is not for the...

 

Cyclocross Events Held Across The Country

Cyclocross racing is all about preparing – for the conditions, for the effort, and for the logistics of the season. After a myriad of states and several trips up and down the east coast, through...

 

Ridgeline Closings Scheduled

Ridgeline trail in DuPont State Recreational Forest will closed today through Wednesday, Nov. 29 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. according the staff at DuPont. The trail will be closed again on Dec 1, 8, 11,...

 

U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service Seeks Input On Easements Policy Under Endangered Species Act

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the NOAA Fisheries are actively working to engage conservation partners and the public in the search for improved and innovative ways to conserve and protect...

 

Local Trout Unlimited Chapters Win Big - Brevard, NC

The Pisgah and Land O' Sky chapters of Trout Unlimited joined forces to raise a total of $4,155, given by donors from North Carolina to California, to notch a remarkable win and trigger a series of...

 

Concerns Over Courthouse Project Well Founded

There is a spectrum of beliefs in our society about forests. On one end of the spectrum is the belief that without human intervention forests deteriorate and that all forests need tending by humans....

 

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...

 

Muddy Sneakers Presents Mountainfilm

Local outdoor education program Muddy Sneakers is hosting the Mountainfilm tour at Highland Brewing this Friday. The evening is sure to be a spectacular night of community and film as we celebrate our shared passion for the outdoors. The featured...

 

Pondering The Past, Looking Towards The Future

The forest was dark, enshrouded in mist that hung thick between the trees like spiderwebs and softened sound. It was cold and damp, the kind of weather that cuts straight through your clothes, and I...

 

Kids In Camp Provides Access To More Students

The summer of 2017 was an enormous success and lots of fun for the 35 Transylvania County children who attended one-three weeks at overnight camps in western North Carolina. Fifteen camps partner...

 

Some Wild Facts About The Thanksgiving Bird

Maybe you're already dreaming about Thanksgiving: turkey, stuffing, all the pies. And maybe you thought you knew everything about turkeys. Think again. Wild turkeys are not hard to find – if you...

 

Local Riders Claim Spots On Swank 65 Podium

Wes Dickson (left) and Joe Driver (right) from the Sycamore Cycles team claimed second and third places on the podium Sunday during the 19th Annual Sycamore Cycles SWANK 65. First place went to...

 

Pigs TU Chapter: Trout Unlimited Receives Conservation Grant

Pisgah Trout Unlimited (Pisgah TU) has received a grant of $8,000 through the Trout Unlimited Embrace A Stream grant program for its Cantrell Creek Trail Project. Pisgah TU applied for the grant in cooperation with Asheville’s Land O’ Sky...

 

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