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Wednesday, 06 June 2012 13:30

Hike a preserved river tract in Macon

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The Land Trust for the Little Tennessee is hosting a nature walk at Gibson Bottoms at 8:30 a.m. June 9.…
Wednesday, 06 June 2012 13:29

Embark on a guided trip of the Little Tennessee

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A guided canoe trip down the Little Tennessee River will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 15, with the…
Wednesday, 06 June 2012 13:28

When the garden floweth over

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Learn how to safely preserve locally-grown foods using the pressure canner and high acid foods using the boiling water bath,…
An exhibit called “Ferns of the Smokies” that showcases the beauty and diversity of ferns is on display at the…
Wednesday, 06 June 2012 13:26

Biological station to host course for teachers

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The Highlands Biological Station is hosting a Mountain Biodiversity course for science educators June 25 to 29. This field-based course…
Wednesday, 06 June 2012 13:26

Snakes and lizards pay a visit to Jackson Library

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Two dozen snakes and lizards will make their debut at the Jackson County Library in Sylva during a special “Snakes…
From plant identification to map reading to fly fishing to canoeing, the Cradle of Forestry is encouraging Americans to enjoy…
Wednesday, 30 May 2012 13:56

Highlands Nature Center offers summer camps

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The Highlands Nature Center is holding a series of summer nature camps for children from ages 4 to 14 with…
Wednesday, 30 May 2012 13:55

Friends of the Smokies donors raise money for Trails

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Friends of the Smokies met a challenge grant from the Aslan Foundation of Knoxville to raise $4 million for the…
Wednesday, 30 May 2012 13:54

GSMNP is starting a Youth Leadership Class

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The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is starting a new program beginning this summer to create a Youth Leadership Class…
Wednesday, 30 May 2012 13:52

Tremont announces bird banding program

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Volunteers are needed to assist Tremont and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park by monitoring birds through bird banding on…
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is hosting three free fishing events in early June at its Pisgah Center for Wildlife…
Wednesday, 30 May 2012 13:50

Bird banding at Tessentee preserve

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The public is invited to the bird-banding project at Tessentee Preserve in Otto at 8 a.m. June 2.  Participants will…
Wednesday, 30 May 2012 13:50

Free rafting trip on the Tuckasegee

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The Dillsboro River Company will offer free unguided rafting trips down the Tuckaseegee River from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.…
Wednesday, 30 May 2012 13:49

Jackson County Golf Club summer schedule

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The Jackson County Golf Club has planned its summer schedule, which will include rounds at Mill Creek, Sequoyah National, Bear…
Wednesday, 30 May 2012 13:48

WCU online course to address wilderness survival

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Western Carolina University is offering an online course beginning June 1 on topics related to surviving accidents and dangerous encounters…
Wednesday, 30 May 2012 13:46

Cradle of Forestry to host Curiosity Club

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The Cradle of Forestry will hold a nature and educational series titled “Woodsy Owl’s Curiosity Club” from 10:30 a.m. to…
Wednesday, 30 May 2012 13:45

Kids in the Creek T-Shirt competition

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Robert Coleman won the Kids in the Creek T-shirt design competition and will have his design printed on 785 T-shirts…
Wednesday, 30 May 2012 13:44

Forum to discuss alternative energy

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The Franklin Open Forum will discuss “Is alternative energy a viable alternative?” at 7 p.m. on June 6 at the…
Wednesday, 30 May 2012 13:44

Mast General Store to hold Land Trust Day

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Mast General Store and the Appalachians Highlands Conservancy will celebrate Land Trust Day on June 2 by encouraging customers to…
Wednesday, 30 May 2012 13:43

View the transit of Venus in Cashiers

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View the transit of Venus from 5:30 p.m. until sunset Tuesday, June 5, behind the Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library. The…
Wednesday, 23 May 2012 13:06

Some tips on coexisting with black bears

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There are steps you can take to lessen conflicts on avoiding conflicts with black bears emerging from hibernation. The N.C.…
Wednesday, 23 May 2012 13:06

Guided hike to Andrews Bald in the Smokies

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A guided hike to see the wild rhododendrons of Andrews Bald in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park will be…
Wednesday, 23 May 2012 13:05

Hit the trail with Outward Bound race

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N.C. Outward Bound School will hold a 5K and 8K trail race on Saturday, June 9 at the N.C. Arboretum,…
Wednesday, 23 May 2012 13:03

Take on the French Broad triathlon

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The French Broad Challenge Triathlon will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 26, at Carrier Park in Asheville as…
Wednesday, 23 May 2012 13:02

Soccer camps this summer in Waynesville

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The Waynesville Parks and Recreation Department is offering two summer soccer camps, a British Soccer Camp and a TetraBrazil Soccer…
Wednesday, 23 May 2012 13:01

Fishing day for kids

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A free kids fishing day will be held in various spots across the mountains on Saturday, June 2. The event…
Kids can explore nature, wildlife, the environment and science during week-long Discovery Camps held at the N.C. Arboretum in Asheville…
More than 150 homes in North Carolina are now producing power from rooftop solar photovoltaic panels thanks to Progress Energy…
A wild edibles adventure will be held from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, May 26, at Cove Creek Gap…
Wednesday, 23 May 2012 12:57

Time to go birding

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The Highlands Plateau Audubon Society chapter is leading birding outings throughout the summer, with the next one planned for May…
Wednesday, 23 May 2012 12:56

Trail maintenance in wilderness areas

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Training for people new to trail work will be held from May 29 through June 1 through the Wilderness Skills…
Wednesday, 23 May 2012 12:54

Volunteers needed to help in Panthertown

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A trail workday in Panthertown Valley will be held Saturday, May 26, and is open to anyone willing to lend…
Wednesday, 23 May 2012 12:52

Aqua fitness class to be offered at WCU

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An aqua fitness class at Western Carolina University will be held from 12:10 to 12:55 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays…
• Black Perigord Truffles: Three years ago researchers brought in Filbert trees that had their roots inoculated with truffle spore.…
Wednesday, 16 May 2012 13:27

Students help build exhibit on historic Cherokee life

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Anthropology students at Western Carolina University are experiencing hands-on learning in Clay County through archaeological digs and participation in the…
Wednesday, 16 May 2012 13:26

New guidebook promotes “family fun”

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A new 196-page guidebook titled Family Fun in the Smokies: A Family-friendly Guide to the Great Smoky Mountains by Katy…
Wednesday, 16 May 2012 13:25

Cycle and camp on three-day trip

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A three-day cycling and camping trip around Bryson City is set for Friday, May 18, through Sunday, May 20, under…
Wednesday, 16 May 2012 13:23

National “bike to work day” ride set for Friday

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The second annual “bike to work day” ride in Haywood County will be held beginning at 8 a.m. on Friday,…
Wednesday, 16 May 2012 13:22

Fishing guide to lead seminar, casting clinic

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Nathan Chapman, guide and flyrod builder, will be the speaker at the 7 p.m. June 5 meeting of the Plateau…
Wednesday, 16 May 2012 13:22

Running seminar to be held at MedWest in Sylva

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A free running seminar will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, at MedWest Rehabilitation Services on…
Wednesday, 16 May 2012 13:21

Mountain bike group meets weekly

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The Nantahala Area Sorba (Southern off-road biking association) has started a weekly mountain bike ride 6:15 p.m. every Thursday at…
Wednesday, 16 May 2012 13:20

Arboretum to host annual rose exhibition

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Visitors to The North Carolina Arboretum will be encouraged to stop and smell the roses when the Asheville Blue Ridge…
Wednesday, 16 May 2012 13:18

Conservancy group celebrates 50,000 protected acres

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The Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy is celebrating its protection of more than 50,000 acres across Western North Carolina and East…
Wednesday, 16 May 2012 13:16

Medicinal botany class offered at HCC

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An eight-week medicinal botany class will be held at Haywood Community College beginning May 19 through July 14. The class…
Wednesday, 16 May 2012 13:15

Go birding on the Bartram Trail

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An outing along the Bartram Trail near Jones Gap and the nearby Fishhawk Mountains is set for Saturday, May 19.…
Wednesday, 16 May 2012 13:14

Night hunting of coyotes and feral swine looked at

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Hunters might soon be hunting coyote and wild swine at night with a light on private lands. The new regulations…
Wednesday, 09 May 2012 13:35

Buy Haywood uses cooking to connect to local farmers

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Buy Haywood is connecting the community with local farmers and chefs in an effort to reintroduce people to the simple…
Wednesday, 09 May 2012 13:34

Learn how to live peacefully with bears

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Learn how to coexist with black bears through a free Bear Education and Resources program at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May…