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Learning to Fly

On Monday, fly fishing instructor Daniel Manjet (above) teaches a class the art of casting a fishing rod on dry land at the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education. All summer, the... — Updated 6/9/2021

 

Jimmy Harris Says He Won't Seek Re-election

Jimmy Harris, Brevard’s longest serving mayor, surprised many late last week when he announced he would not seek another term in November. Harris, first elected mayor in 1999, has been for many the face of the city, omnipresent... — Updated 5/24/2021

 

Wildlife Center Announces Workshop Classes For May

The Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education, managed by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, has released the May class schedule. The workshops will be hosted outside and led by Wildlife Commission staff. The center’s COVID-19... — Updated 5/10/2021

 

Spring Schedule At The Pisgah Center For Wildlife Education

The Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education, managed by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, has released the April class schedule. The workshops will be hosted outside and led by Wildlife Commission staff. The center’s COVID-19... — Updated 4/12/2021

 
 By Alex Perri    Features

Habitat Project Showing Good Results

Six months after completion, a wetland habitat restoration project that included the French Broad River is showing positive results. Conserving Carolina's natural resources manager... — Updated 4/7/2021

 

Anglers Dot The Davidson During Opening Of Trout Waters – Pisgah National Forest

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission opened approximately 900 miles of hatchery supported trout waters last Saturday, April 3. The season will run to Feb. 28, 2022, according to... — Updated 4/7/2021

 

FIND Outdoors Welcomes Two New Board Members – Pisgah Forest, NC

FIND Outdoors, a 49-year-old nonprofit based in Pisgah Forest, announced Emily Quinlan and Rusty Garrison as new board members for the 2021 season. President and CEO Natalie Britt and Tad Fogel, board chairman, were pleased with... — Updated 2/15/2021

 

A Look Back To The Year In News – Transylvania County, NC

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top stories in The Transylvania Times that appeared between January and June of 2020. July through December will appear in Monday's... — Updated 12/30/2020

 

Free Workshops Offered at Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education Through November

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education has reopened with limited programming and is offering free outdoor-related workshops for people of all ages and skill levels this week through the... — Updated 11/16/2020

 

Students Learn About An Owl's Feeding Habits

Last week, Daniel Manget, an education specialist with the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education, conducted a class on owls at Brevard Elementary School. Part of the class included... — Updated 10/19/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    Outdoors

Destination Hike: Cedar Rock Falls And Grogan Creek Falls

Fall hiking is upon us here in Transylvania County, and there is no shortage of trails for you to explore as the leaves begin to change. It's been an extremely rainy year thus far,... — Updated 10/5/2020

 

Pisgah National Forest Updates, Funding Usage

The Transylvania Natural Resources Council met Sept. 11 and Pisgah Ranger Dave Casey gave the following updates for the Pisgah District of the national forest. •The newly passed legislation, The Great American Outdoors Act, may... — Updated 9/28/2020

 

Conservation Groups Work With Agencies To Improve Key Sections Of The Davidson River

Two chapters of the national conservation organization Trout Unlimited (TU) have partnered with the United States Forest Service (USFS) and the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC) to improve a section of the... — Updated 7/27/2020

 
 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

 
 By Alex Perri    News

UPDATED: Body Found In Davidson River, No Foul Play Suspected-Brevard NC

Authorities have confirmed a 68-year-old man was found dead in the Davidson River on Friday afternoon. First responders were first dispatched to the Pisgah Center for Wildlife... — Updated 4/19/2020

 

Updated: More Closures In Pisgah National Forest

In alignment with current federal, state and local guidance for social distancing and to ensure health and safety of its employees, visitors and volunteers, Pisgah National Forest... — Updated 4/15/2020 Full story

 
 By Alex Perri    Outdoors

Destination Hike: Daniel Ridge Loop & Toms Spring Falls

Spring officially begins this Thursday, and for many people that means it's time to dust off the hiking shoes and enjoy this recent pleasant weather from the trail. One excellent sp... — Updated 3/16/2020

 

Meetings Scheduled For Forest Plan – Brevard, NC

The U.S. Forest Service is currently revising the master plan for the Nantahala and Pisgah national forests. The proposed plan and draft environmental impact statement is available online at www.fs.usda.gov/goto/nfsnc/nprevision... — Updated 3/9/2020

 

Conservation At Risk With Fewer Hunters, Fishermen

Since the 1980s, sportsmen and women, especially in the hunting sports, have been on a participation decline, and the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Council (NCWRC) is working... — Updated 1/13/2020

 

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... — Updated 11/11/2019

 

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

 

Hunting, Fishing Celebrated At Wildlife Center

Last Saturday the public celebrated National Hunting & Fishing Day and National Public Lands Day at the Bobby N. Setzer fish hatchery in Pisgah National Forest. (Times Photos by... — Updated 10/2/2019

 

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... — Updated 9/25/2019

 

Celebrate National Hunting And Fishing Day Sept. 28

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will host three outdoor events on Sept. 28 in support of National Hunting and Fishing Day. Each wildlife conservation-focused event, held on the coast, the piedmont and the mountains of North... — Updated 9/18/2019

 

Free Workshops Held At Pisgah Center For Wildlife Education

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 September. Online registration is required... — Updated 8/19/2019

 

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