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Cope Sews 253 Costume Pieces For 'Camelot'

The following briefs are from the Thursday, April 8, 1971, edition of The Transylvania Times. The Cradle of Forestry will open April 17, and remain open through Oct. 31, 1971. The Cradle is opening early this year in honor of North... — Updated 4/5/2021

 

FIND Outdoors Welcomes Two New Board Members – Pisgah Forest, NC

FIND Outdoors, a 49-year-old nonprofit based in Pisgah Forest, announced Emily Quinlan and Rusty Garrison as new board members for the 2021 season. President and CEO Natalie Britt and Tad Fogel, board chairman, were pleased with... — Updated 2/15/2021

 
 By Alex Perri    News

Update Heard On Work To Repopulate The Chestnut – Transylvania County, NC

Quantitative geneticist Jared Westbrook from The American Chestnut Foundation (TACF) recently gave a presentation to the Transylvania Natural Resource Council (TNRC) about his work to repopulate forests with the once dominant... — Updated 12/30/2020

 

Mary Ambler "Mimi" Sagar

Mary Ambler “Mimi” Sagar passed away peacefully Nov. 17, 2020, in Winston-Salem, just days after her 93rd birthday. She was born to Dr. Arthur C. Ambler and Mary Barber Ambler... — Updated 12/2/2020

 

Map Focuses On Shining Rock & Middle Prong Wilderness Areas

Pisgah Map Company has been partnering with FIND Outdoors (formerly the Cradle of Forestry in America Interpretive Association – CFAIA) for the last year to create a new map for t... — Updated 11/9/2020

 

VISION Begins 25th Year – Transylvania County, NC

Kicking off the 25th Year of VISION Transylvania, the Class of 2020-2021 holds its opening retreat at the Cradle of Forestry. VISION is a community leadership development program... — Updated 11/5/2020

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Memories Shared About Halloween Events – Brevard, NC

When you live in Transylvania County, Halloween festivities are often taken to the next level –– from decorated houses to elaborate costumes to busy streets awash with... — Updated 10/28/2020

 

Lookout Once Played A Vital Role In Protecting Surrounding Forests

Fire towers once dotted much of North Carolina's landscape. Strategically located, these towers and the men and women who staffed them were the front line of defense in the... — Updated 9/28/2020

 

FIND Outdoors And Friends Of The Mountains-to-Sea Trail Begins New Project On Blue Ridge Parkway

FIND Outdoors, a 48-year-old nonprofit based in Pisgah Forest, is partnering with Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail (MST) to encourage the public to explore this resource that showcases the best of North Carolina from the... — Updated 9/10/2020

 

Brevard Plaza To Be Built Near Hospital

The following briefs are from Thursday, Aug. 20, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times. A new Rosman Elementary and Middle School facility with grades 1 through 8 and the kindergarten when it is included in the state school progr... — Updated 8/17/2020

 

Cradle To Grave Race Becomes 'Virtual' For September 2020

FIND Outdoors, one of Brevard’s longest-operating local nonprofits, will hold its eighth annual Cradle to Grave 30k & 10k trail races virtually from Sept. 5-12, 2020 to adhere to guidelines concerning COVID-19 and ensure the... — Updated 7/27/2020

 

Initial Highway Design Plans Get OK – Brevard, NC

Brevard City Council voted to move forward with initial phase design plans for the beautification and landscaping of the two future roundabouts that will be constructed at the inter... — Updated 7/22/2020

 

Weeks Act Helped Create National Forests In North Carolina

One of the most important pieces of environmental legislation ever enacted by Congress was the passage of the Weeks Act on March 1, 1911. Named for its chief sponsor, Congressman... — Updated 7/9/2020

 

Glancing Back: William Cathey To Lead T.C. Henderson

The following briefs are from Thursday, July 2, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times. Saturday, July 4, will be a holiday in Brevard and Transylvania County with most of the stores being closed. The day will be highlighted in... — Updated 6/29/2020

 

Cradle Of Forestry Will Be Open Wednesday-Brevard NC

The Cradle of Forestry, operated by FIND Outdoors and in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service, has made the decision to immediately open the Cradle site to the general public... — Updated 6/15/2020

 

Transylvania County Trail Report - Sponsored by Sycamore Cycles

Closures •All designated roadside campsites in Pisgah are still closed as of June 15. The exception is camping within managed campgrounds. Backcountry camping is allowed. •Looking Glass Falls, Coon Tree picnic area, the Cradle... — Updated 6/15/2020

 

Cradle Of Forestry Partially Reopens-Brevard NC

The Cradle of Forestry, operated by FIND Outdoors and in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service, has made the decision to immediately open the Cradle site to the general public... — Updated 6/12/2020

 

Sycamore Cycles Trail Report Monday, June 8

Closures •Looking Glass Falls, Coon Tree picnic area, the Cradle of Forestry, Sycamore Flats, Pink Beds picnic area, Stony Fork picnic area, Sunburst picnic area and US 276 in picnic areas in Pisgah are still closed as of June... — Updated 6/8/2020

 

DAR Presents Women In The Arts Recognition Award

Wearing masks made by Waightstill Avery Daughters of the American Revolution chapter members, Regent Dayna Pollett and Corresponding Secretary and Chair of the American Heritage... — Updated 6/8/2020

 

Sycamore Cycles Trail Report for June 1, 2020

Closures •Looking Glass Falls, Coon Tree picnic area, the Cradle of Forestry, Sycamore Flats, Pink Beds picnic area, Stony Fork picnic area, Sunburst picnic area and U.S. 276 in picnic areas in Pisgah are still closed as of June... — Updated 6/1/2020

 

See Off News

Last Wednesday, many See Off neighbors were joined by other concerned citizens to gather at the bottom of Becky Mountain to hear more information regarding an investigation into... — Updated 5/20/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    COVID-19

Officials Watch As Crowds Return To Public Lands -Brevard NC

"We're so excited that things are opening back up," said Carol Doherty, a Pisgah Forest resident, Saturday before her bike ride with friend Bonnie Cauthon at the Pisgah Center for... — Updated 5/19/2020

 

Sycamore Cycles Trail Report: May 18, 2020

Closures •All roadside campsites and group campgrounds remain closed in Pisgah as of May 18. •Looking Glass Falls, Sliding Rock, Coon Tree picnic area, the Cradle of Forestry, Lake Powhatan picnic and swim area, Sycamore... — Updated 5/18/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    COVID-19

First Phase Of Reopening Pisgah National Forest Getting Underway-Brevard NC

Pisgah National Forest has released a new forest order, opening several of the trails and roads that were closed in the previous forest order signed on April 13 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Camping is still prohibited in the... — Updated 5/15/2020

 

FIND Outdoors Launches Free Virtual Forest Bathing/Nature Therapy Program

Staying home never felt so good. FIND Outdoors is bringing the natural beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains to the world in an effort to foster a sense of calmness and community. Free virtual forest bathing and nature therapy walks... — Updated 5/11/2020

 

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