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Mountain Sun Launches The Natural Play Project

Backpacking trips, bird banding, paddling 28 miles on the French Broad River, learning primitive skills, and spending a night in a tent: these are some of the things Mountain Sun Community School...

 

Muddy Sneakers To Host Mountainfilm Tour Nov. 23

This fall, Muddy Sneakers will host Asheville's only screening of Mountainfilm on Tour Saturday, Nov. 23, at The Orange Peel in Asheville. The evening will feature a selection of culturally rich,...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    October 28, 2019

Forest Management Plan Release Date Still Unknown – Transylvania County, NC

It’s still unclear when the long-anticipated new forest management plans for Nantahala-Pisgah national forests will be released, according to Pisgah Ranger District Ranger Dave Casey. During the recent Transylvania Natural Resources Council...

 

TDA Report: Accommodation Revenues Doubled – Transylvania County, NC

In the 2011/12 fiscal year, slightly more than $9 million in accommodation revenues was reported in Transylvania County, while this past fiscal year that number had jumped to more than $18 million....

 

Popular White Squirrel Hiking Challenge Returns

The popular White Squirrel Hiking Challenge is back. Participants are invited to take on eight hikes, all on lands that Conserving Carolina has helped protect. The challenge will take hikers to new trails, dramatic views, famous waterfalls, the...

 

Bridal Veil Falls A Destination For Travelers

Like High Falls featured in last week's Picturing the Past article, Bridal Veil Falls on the Little River in present day DuPont State Recreational Forest has long been a popular destination for...

 

Cedar Mountain News

Flea Market Saturday’s flea market was a huge success. There were so many donations for the community center table that we had to borrow four more tables. Thank you one and all for your generosity....

 

Public Lands Celebrated

This Saturday, National Public Lands Day will be celebrated with the second annual DuPont Forest Festival, free access at the Cradle of Forestry and the annual National Hunting and Fishing Day at the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education. The Friends...

 

Picturing The Past: DuPont State Recreational Forest Holds Deep History

High Falls in present day DuPont State Recreational Forest has long been a popular destination. Beginning in the 1850s, the Little River Turnpike ran from the valley through Grange, Buck Forest and...

 

Conserving Carolina Earns National Land Trust Recognition

Americans strongly support saving the natural areas, farmland and forests they love. For more than 30 years, Conserving Carolina has been doing just that for the people of western North Carolina and upstate South Carolina. Now Conserving Carolina...

 

Destination Hike – Cedar Rock in DuPont Forest

Cedar Rock in DuPont State Recreational Forest is one of my favorite hiking/biking trails in the region, and I enjoy both modes of transportation for different reasons. (Horses are also allowed on DuP...

 

Time To Talk About Bikes

This Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m. at Brevard College’s Dunham Auditorium, Project Empathy will host “A Time To Talk About Bikes.” It is a timely topic the community needs to address. Bicycling has become a big business in Brevard and...

 

Impact Of County's Strategic Plan Discussed – Transylvania County, NC

Recently, the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners held a workshop to discuss the county’s strategic plan, which includes goals and strategies that guide county departments in their day-to-day actions and, in particular, influences budget...

 

Rosenwald News

Nature takes center stage today. Towards the beginning of summer, I stopped by Rise & Shine for a visit. As I was leaving, a group of scholars and volunteers were just coming back from a hike....

 
 By Alex Perri    News    July 11, 2019

NCFS Improves Ecosytem At Headwaters Forest – Transylvania County, NC

Headwaters State Forest is coming up on its one-year anniversary since opening to the public, and, according to state forest ranger Michael Cheek, the public is enjoying the new 6,730-acres of public...

 

Dunn's Rock News

The last time I saw my neighbor Jayne Fought at a Dunn’s Rock Community Center dinner and program, she was wearing a shirt with an “Island Ford Adventures” logo on it. Curious about her new...

 

Local Dies On DuPont Road

According to the N.C. Forest Service, at 1:30 p.m., Friday, June 21, emergency personnel responded to a call for assistance in DuPont State Recreational Forest in the area of Fawn Lake Road. When personnel arrived, they found 71-year-old John...

 

Burning CAN Beer Fest Set For Aug. 9-10

Oskar Blues Brewery’s Annual Burning CAN Beer Fest will pop off on Aug. 9-10 at the scenic REEB Ranch. Burning CAN is a weekend-long craft beer throwdown complete with outdoor sports, camping, two nights of live music by internationally touring...

 

Strategic Plan Will Guide County Tourism Efforts-Transylvania County, NC

On June 4, Transylvania County Tourism (TCT) hosted tourism partners and area stakeholders at a community presentation of TCT’s new strategic plan that will guide work for countywide tourism from 2020 to 2024. In October 2018, the plan was develope...

 

Dispersing The Crowds

This past Memorial Day weekend, Pisgah National Forest was so crowded it took visitors up to an hour to exit the forest. The traffic was backed up from the forest entrance at the intersection of U.S. 276 and N.C. 280 past Avery Creek Road, a...

 

Picturing The Past: Preserving Transylvania's Burial Grounds And Cemeteries - Transylvania County, NC

Picturing the Past has looked at organizations that work to preserve local history and heritage during Preservation Month. One group many people do not think of in connection with preservation is the Transylvania County Cemetery Board of Trustees....

 

DuPont Forest Opens New Bathroom At Hooker Falls Access

DuPont State Recreational Forest (DSRF) is opening a new restroom near the Hooker Falls Access Area to the public today. The bathrooms are designed for high traffic and to improve the visitor experience over portable toilets currently at that...

 

Cedar Mountain News

Cedar Mountain Community Meeting Cedar Mountain Community Center President Suzanne Lawson recognized Abby Smith as the 2019 recipient of the $1,000 Cedar Mountain Community Center Scholarship. Smith is a rising sophomore at Florida Southern College...

 

TNRC Tours Prescription Burns In DuPont, Donut Hole

As one of many folks who live in Transylvania and Henderson counties who has watched this relative new state-owned forest take shape and grow, many of us have had concerns. As a sportsman, will our...

 

Dunn's Rock News

Dinner And Program This month’s Dinner and Program at the Dunn’s Rock Community Center will be held next Thursday, May 16, at 6 p.m. The program will feature Sarah and Jeff Carter, owners of Rockb...

 

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