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State To Kick Off No Drinking While Driving, Boating Campaign

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, N.C. Highway Patrol and Mothers Against Drunk Driving will kick off the annual “On the Road, On the Water, Don’t Drink and Drive” campaign with events and safety check points throughout... — Updated 5/19/2021


Snake Sightings Common As The Weather Warms

The warm weather means more snakes will start to show up along trails, in the woods, crossing roads and in our yards. Wildlife diversity biologists at the N.C. Wildlife Resources... — Updated 4/26/2021


Leave Bear Cubs Alone For Their Safety

The N.C Wildlife Resources Commission is asking the public to contact them if they suspect they’ve encountered an orphaned bear cub. Black bears become more active in the spring... — Updated 3/25/2021


Partnerships Bring More Mountain Bike Trails To Wilson Creek Area

On November 23, 2020, the Pisgah National Forest's Grandfather Ranger District approved the Mortimer Trails Project. Planned in coordination with local partners, this project will... — Updated 11/30/2020


Partnerships Bring More Mountain Bike Trails To Wilson Creek Area

On Nov. 23, 2020, the Pisgah National Forest’s Grandfather Ranger District approved the Mortimer Trails Project. Planned in coordination with local partners, this project will increase the sustainability of the trail system and... — Updated 11/25/2020

 By Matthew McGregor    News

Dollar General Protestors Want Elktoe Study -Brevard NC

At a press conference on Wednesday, the South Carolina Environmental Law Project (SCELP) announced its initial steps in legal proceedings pursuant to the Endangered Species Act.... — Updated 5/19/2020 Full story


Pisgah Center For Wildlife Education Offers Free November Workshops

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education is offering free outdoor-related workshops for people of all ages and skill levels throughout the month of November. Online registration is required... — Updated 10/14/2019


Picturing The Past: Residents Save The Horsepasture River

The 18-mile-long Horse-pasture River begins in Jackson County, flows through Transylvania County and empties into Lake Jocassee in South Carolina. The rugged river drops 1700 feet o... — Updated 8/24/2018


Exotic Longhorned Tick Is Discovered In Polk County

A new species of tick has found its way to North Carolina. Recent tick surveys sent to the U.S. Department of Agriculture found the Longhorned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis) on an opossum in Polk County. The tick has been... — Updated 7/16/2018

 By Park Baker    Features

Plan For Headwaters State Forest Moves Forward

The joke on last week's walking tour of the soon-to-be Headwaters State Forest was that the county will soon be fenced in by state or federal land. With just a few more parcels to... — Updated 5/17/2017


Spring Turkey Hunting Workshop Offered At Pisgah Center

Just in time for the spring gobbler season, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is offering a free workshop for turkey hunters of all skill levels at the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education on April 1. “Talking Turkey,” whi... — Updated 3/27/2017


Good Neighbor Authority Brings Hope For Wildlife

This past fall's historic fire season proves the importance of our local, state and federal agencies' ability to work in unison. Sharing of resources and support was tested in our... — Updated 1/23/2017


Bowhunting In Transylvania

It is noted about the time Christ was born that the Native Americans adapted the bow and arrow as a primary weapon. This greatly extended their success from a hunt that took place w... — Updated 9/19/2016

 By David Whimire    Outdoors

NCBA Names Wharburton Biologist Of The Year

The North Carolina Bowhunters Association is proud to announce its 2015 biologist of the year, Gordon Warburton. Warburton is the NC Wildlife Resource Commission Ecoregion Supervisor for the mountain region. His career started in 1... — Updated 3/30/2016

 By Park Baker    News

Speakers: Butterflies, Bats Need Help - Brevard NC

The challenges facing Monarch butterflies and bats were discussed during the recent Transylvania Natural Resources Council (TNRC) meeting. Right now, Joyce Pearsall said, Monarch... — Updated 3/7/2016


TNRC To Discuss Perils To Pollinators – Brevard NC

The Transylvania Natural Resources Council will continue its series of public information forums at 9 a.m. on Feb. 12, in the main conference room of the Community Services Building. After a brief business meeting and program... — Updated 2/10/2016


Students Explore Creek

Brevard College students in Biology 281: Animals and Plants of the Southern Appalachians, search for aquatic life in Kings Creek. With the assistance of Powell Wheeler, from the NC... — Updated 11/18/2015

 By Peter Barr    Features

CMLC Protects More Than 1,000 Additional Acres

Two decades ago, a small group of community members gathered around a kitchen table in the interest of preserving our region's precious natural heritage. What resulted from their... — Updated 6/22/2015


Wildlife Commission Schedules Outdoor Activities In The Mountains During May – Pisgah Forest NC

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has announced its May schedule of outdoors events and programs at the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education in Transylvania County. All events are free and require pre-registration on a... — Updated 5/4/2015


Two Convicted Of Illegal Bear Hunting-Brevard NC

A federal jury sitting in Asheville convicted on Monday, Jerry Francis Parker, 63 and Walter Henry Stancil, 66, both of Rabun County, Ga., for their involvement in illegal bear... — Updated 9/10/2014


Pisgah Center To Offer Fly Fishing Classes

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is offering several outdoors- related clinics in February through the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education in Transylvania County. All events... — Updated 1/29/2014


That's Voles With A 'V', Not Moles With An 'M' – Brevard NC

“The moles in my yard are killing my plants! How do I get rid of them?” After “what can I plant that deer won’t eat?” this is the most common question asked us by Transylvania County gardeners. You may have a mole or two... — Updated 7/15/2013


Volunteers Sought For The Pisgah Center – Pisgah Forest NC

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education is seeking volunteers to help accommodate increased seasonal visitation. Located off U.S. 276 near Brevard alongside the Davidson River, the wildlife... — Updated 5/6/2013


Women Learn Outdoor Arts In Upcoming Class – Pisgah Forest NC

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will offer a three-day fly-fishing weekend for women on April 5-7 through the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) program. Activities will be... — Updated 3/25/2013


Everett Farms Receives ‘Friends Of The River’ Award

The Land-of-Sky Regional Council presented “Friends of the River” Awards on Aug. 30 at the 34th Annual “Friends of the River” Dinner in Asheville. These awards recognize...


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