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Cedar Mountain News

The first community meeting of the year was well attended, with at least 60 folks and as many dishes from which we ate until our bellies popped. A large group from Sherwood Forest attended,...

 
 By Park Baker    News    March 25, 2019

River Tour Looks At Needs

Sections of the upper French Broad River are being overused, while other sections are being underused, according to local officials. Last week, a group of conservationists, land managers and local...

 

Stay, Pay And Play In Transylvania County

Have you ever taken a look at a hotel/motel receipt and noticed the extra taxes added to your room? Did you know some of these additional taxes might go directly back into the county where you...

 

Conserving Carolina Has Protected More Than 45,000 Acres

Conserving Carolina protected another 1,070 acres in 2018, bringing the total acreage that the land trust has helped protect to more than 45,000 acres. These protected lands are located in Transylvani...

 

DuPont State Recreational Forest Grows By 402 Acres

Last week, Conserving Carolina transferred 402 acres of land to the N.C. Forest Service to expand DuPont State Recreational Forest (DSRF). This tract helps to conserve key headwater streams along the...

 

Top Stories Of 2018 In Transylvania Revisited - Brevard NC

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories in Transylvania County in 2018. JANUARY •The city of Brevard announced it was working toward building a replica train depot reminiscent...

 

WNC Wildlife Day Will Be Held At Headwaters Outfitters

The role Transylvania County and the Pisgah National Forest played in the beginning of modern day wildlife conservation, often referred to as the "North American model of wildlife conservation," is a...

 

Headwaters Ranger Cheek To Speak At Library Nov. 1

Michael Cheek, Headwaters State Forest Ranger, will be the speaker at the Transylvania County Library Discover Natural Transylvania program on Thursday, Nov. 1, at 6:30 p.m. Headwaters State Forest is located in southern Transylvania County...

 

Exploring The Great Outdoors: Hidden Dangers And Common Sense

Twenty years ago, the worst fear you had while bare foot in our streams and forest was broken glass, a pop–top or some rusty metal. Fast forward to today, when just this past week a portable meth...

 

Burrows Closes Chapter In Service To County - Brevard NC

Described as an advocate for the citizen, with a tireless commitment to the community, Mark Burrows closed a 30-year chapter of service to Transylvania County residents at a reception at Brevard...

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 10, 2018

Headwaters State Forest Now Open To The Public - Brevard NC

It's official. Headwaters State Forest is now open to the public. The N.C. Forest Service, state legislators, former Congressman Charles Taylor and his family, community members and local media gathered at the Carolina Point summer camp on Thursday...

 

New State Forest Will Be Unveiled - Brevard NC

The Conservation Fund and the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will host an event Sept. 6 to celebrate the opening of North Carolina's Headwaters State Forest. Located near the...

 

Local Sportsman Rally Around Wildlife Habitat

This past Saturday, under the leadership of the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Council and the Pisgah Conservancy, with the direction of the U.S. Forest Service and N.C. Wildlife Resources...

 

Anglers Worry About Otter Impact - Brevard NC

Local anglers are worried about the increasing impact river otters have on the trout population. Thanks to being captured on camera, otters are cleaning out the deeper holes hiding the bigger fish on...

 

Camp Muddy Sneakers Expands Programming

In the 2018 season, Camp Muddy Sneakers celebrates five years of kids learning, exploring and discovering nature. This summer, Camp Muddy Sneakers is branching out by offering new nature experiences...

 

Anglers Protect And Catch French Broad Fish

(This article is the fourth of five on the French Broad River. The articles will be published every Thursday through June 21 to highlight the French Broad River and promote the Upper French Broad...

 
 By Park Baker    News    May 28, 2018

TNRC Gets To See Courthouse Creek Logging Project Up Close

A recent field trip with the Transylvania County Natural Resources Council (TNRC) to the logging project off Courthouse Creek Road highlighted the "active management" that some have been talking...

 
 By Park Baker    Outdoors    May 7, 2018

Weed Patch Mountain Trail Opens For Hikers, Bikers, Climbers

The new Weed Patch Mountain Trail invites people into a stunning backcountry wilderness-traversing a 1,327-acre tract that was recently added to the Town of Lake Lure's Buffalo Creek Park. This land...

 
 By Park Baker    News    April 5, 2018

Panel: Yearly User Fees In Forest Under Discussion

Editor’s Note: The following is the second part of the story about last week’s panel discussion at the library concerning the future of both Pisgah and Nantahala national forests. The first part appeared in Monday’s paper. The U.S. Forest Servi...

 

Wildlife Conservation Recognizes Transylvania Resident David Whitmire

The North Carolina Chapter of the Wildlife Society recently awarded Transylvania County resident David Whitmire with the 2018 Wildlife Conservation Award for his lifetime of dedication to the...

 

Shop Wild And Local

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...

 

Transylvania Records Another Big Year For News (April - June)

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories that appeared in The Transylvania Times during 2017. APRIL •Brevard was selected as a top retirement destination by Where to Retire, a...

 

Kathy Visco Joins Steve Owen & Associates As A New Agent

Kathy Visco has joined the downtown office of Steve Owen & Associates as a new agent. Vicso brings an analytical and research-oriented approach to the local real estate industry. With an...

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 4, 2017

Discussion Focuses On French Broad River

Tom Adams said that in the 1870s the French Broad River was dredged 26 miles, starting within the Brevard city limits and heading downstream, to help barges with the transportation of logs and produce to Asheville and beyond. The project was...

 

News of Organizations

Sierra Club On Thursday evening, Aug. 24, the Pisgah Group of the North Carolina Chapter of the Sierra Club will host a presentation by one of its members working in the Group's Water Quality Initiati...

 

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