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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 for the workshops,...

 

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 previously identified in...

 

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 on a stretch of appr...

 
 By Park Baker    Features    May 18, 2017

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 acquire along the...

 

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,” which will be held fro...

 

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 surrounding forest...

 

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 within feet to one o...

 

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 1983 as a furbearer...

 
 By Park Baker    News    March 7, 2016

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 butterflies are in...

 

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 updates from local...

 

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 Wildlife Resources...

 
 By Peter Barr    Features    June 22, 2015

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 vision would prove...

 

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 first-come, first-serve...

 

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 hunting activities and...

 

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 are free and...

 

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 in your yard but...

 

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 education center...

 

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 held at the Pisgah...

 

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 individuals, private...

 

Public Input Sought For Waterfowl Hunting Seasons

The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission is inviting citizens to provide input on regular waterfowl hunting seasons online on the commission’s website. Regular waterfowl seasons may begin in late September and include various seasons for...

 

Creek Reclassification Meeting Scheduled

A public meeting is scheduled for this Tuesday to discuss the reclassification of Boylston Creek in Transylvania County. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. in the large courtroom of the courthouse. Representatives from the N.C. Department of...

 

Fly Anglers Cast Their Lots For A Good Cause

Once again, fly anglers from all over the Southeast flocked to Pisgah Forest for the second annual Pisgah Fly Masters tournament sponsored by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and hosted by the P...

 

Engagement Announced

Ronald and Cheryl Searcy are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Ann Searcy of Marion to Garrett Paul Thompson, also of Marion. He is the son of Jim and Rebekah Thomas of...

 

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