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DuPont State Recreational Forest Gets More Land-Brevard NC

There is now more land in DuPont State Recreational Forest (DSRF), including clear trout streams, rare wildflowers and important wildlife habitat. On July 1, Conserving Carolina... — Updated 7/23/2020

 

State Closes DuPont State Recreational Forest

The Transylvania Times is making this story free to readers because of the need for information about the coronavirus (Covid-19). We encourage you to support our efforts to keep... — Updated 3/24/2020 Full story

 

Commissioners Want Public Lands In County Closed-Brevard NC

During their regular meeting Monday tonight, the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners voted to send a letter to the state and federal governments, asking them to close Pisgah National Forest, DuPont State Recreational Forest... — Updated 3/24/2020 Full story

 

More Land Added To DuPont State Recreational Forest – Transylvania County, NC

There is now more land in DuPont State Recreational Forest (DSRF), including clear trout streams, rare wildflowers and important wildlife habitat. On July 1, Conserving Carolina... — Updated 7/27/2020

 

Decoy Deer Helps With Catching Poachers – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Sheriff's Office has announced recent success in its campaign to stop illegal wildlife poaching using a robotic "decoy deer" purchased with donations from... — Updated 7/27/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    News

Local Public Lands Under Pressure – Transylvania County, NC

In June, DuPont State Recreational Forest (DSRF) saw an increase of at least 10,000 additional cars visiting its access area parking lots compared to June 2019. Pisgah National... — Updated 7/13/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    News

MacDonald Moves On After Being At DuPont Forest's Beginnings

Former DuPont State Recreational Forest ranger Bruce MacDonald has worked with the N.C. Forest Service in some capacity since he was a student at Warren Wilson College in the... — Updated 7/9/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    News

State To Study Fees For DuPont-Brevard NC

New legislation coming out of Raleigh this month will look at DuPont State Recreational Forest's finances and study the possibility of enacting user fees in the future. Gov. Roy Coo... — Updated 6/30/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    News

Fatality Reported At DuPont State Recreational Forest-Brevard NC

A DuPont State Recreational Forest visitor died Sunday afternoon after suffering a cardiac event, according to officials. Cedar Mountain Fire and Rescue responded to a call of a possible seizure on Triple Falls Trail around 2... — Updated 6/22/2020

 

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

 
 By John Lanier    News

Mary Arnaudin Grew With 4-H Program -Brevard NC

The slogan of 4-H is "Learn by doing." It applies perfectly to Mary Arnaudin, who is retiring this week after serving as head of the county 4-H program for the past 24 years. "I... — Updated 5/27/2020 Full story

 

DuPont Issues Trail Advisory-Brevard NC

Due to recent, persistent rainfall DuPont State Recreational Forest (DSRF) has issued a trail advisory – cautioning use on trails during this time. This trail advisory is issued... — Updated 5/21/2020

 

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

 

Phased Reopening Of DuPont State Recreational Forest Begins Thursday-Brevard NC

DuPont State Recreational Forest and neighboring Holmes Educational State Forest began a phased reopening Thursday, according to the N.C. Forest Service. DuPont State Recreational... — Updated 5/15/2020

 
 By Staff Reports    COVID-19

Gorges To Open Wednesday, But DuPont Remains Closed-Brevard NC

Gorges State Park will reopen Wednesday after 28 other state parks re-opened partially Saturday. DuPont State Recreational Forest, however, remains closed. Increased access... — Updated 5/13/2020

 

Sycamore Cycles Trail Report

Closures •Gorges State Park is still closed, but plans to reopen park trails and restrooms on May 13. •DuPont State Recreational Forest is still closed to the public, and officials are working on a plan to reopen. •Ivestor... — Updated 5/12/2020

 

UPDATED: State Parks To Reopen Saturday, DuPont Forest To Remain Closed

Following guidance from the Governor's office and the Department of Health and Human Services, North Carolina's state parks will increase recreational access and services beginning... — Updated 5/8/2020 Full story

 

Subways Move Essential Workers

In answer to Mr. Grodnik’s question on why someone can ride on a subway in New York but he cannot take a walk in DuPont Forest, I offer this up: The subways and busses in New York are responsible for moving first-line responders... — Updated 5/4/2020

 

Resolution Closing Lodging Facilities Set To Expire-Brevard NC

Today, the March 31 resolution that closed the majority of lodging facilities, including campgrounds and direct-reservation facilities, such as AirBnb and VRBO, in the county will expire, allowing these businesses to again receive... — Updated 4/29/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    Outdoors

How Are You Enjoying The Outdoors Lately?

DuPont State Recreational Forest, Gorges State Park, sections of the Blue Ridge Parkway, the areas of Pisgah National Forest mentioned in the trail report below and camping in... — Updated 4/20/2020

 

Cedar Mountain News

Blood Drive A blood drive will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., Saturday, April 18, at the Cedar Mountain Fire Department. Special arrangements have been made for donor... — Updated 4/8/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    COVID-19

Closures At Area Public Lands Being Monitored -Brevard NC

The U.S. Forest Service has temporarily shut down areas in the Pisgah National Forest, while officials at DuPont State Recreational Forest (DSRF) and Gorges State Park are dealing... — Updated 4/6/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    COVID-19

Official: Now Is Not The Time To Be Out And About - Brevard NC

Visitor numbers in the state and national forests resembled that of peak summer over the weekend, but Transylvania Public Health Director Elaine Russell said unequivocally that if people continue to ignore the calls for social... — Updated 3/25/2020

 

Closures & Cancellations

The Transylvania Times is making this story free to readers because of the need for information about the coronavirus (Covid-19). We encourage you to to support our efforts to keep the public informed by subscribing at... — Updated 3/19/2020 Full story

 

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