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Wednesday, 15 June 2011 13:22

Take a hike with naturalist Hendershot

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“WNC Nesters,” a field trip from Heintooga Road down to Kituwah, will be held at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, June…
Wednesday, 15 June 2011 13:22

Help the Smokies, volunteer for Discover Life

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Discover Life in America (DLIA) is holding a number of events this summer for the public to experience the Great…
Wednesday, 15 June 2011 13:20

Dining out to benefit the Little Tennessee

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The Little Tennessee Watershed Association will hold an all-day fundraiser June 23 at local restaurants. The money raised will benefit…
Wednesday, 15 June 2011 13:19

Tour Jackson County farms, support local farmers

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A locally produced summer brunch will be provided by the Jackson County Farmers Market at 11 a.m. on June 26.…
Wednesday, 15 June 2011 13:17

Haywood farmers market pulls out the stops this weekend

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The Haywood Historic Farmers Market will be even more festive and lively than usual this Saturday, June 18. Farmers and…
Wednesday, 08 June 2011 20:41

NOC event lets all paddlers run gates

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The Nantahala Outdoor Center’s Canoe Club Challenge 2011 is scheduled for 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on June 18, July…
Wednesday, 08 June 2011 20:40

‘Woodsy Owl’ teaches kids about nature

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“Woodsy Owl’s Curiosity Club,” a nature and educational series presented by The Cradle of Forestry, will be held from 10:30…
Wednesday, 08 June 2011 20:39

Haywood farms part of agriculture tour

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The Family Farm Tour, organized by Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project (ASAP), will be held on the weekend of June 25…
The Basulto Academy of Defense, located in downtwown Waynesville, has expanded the schedule of its successful Brazilian Jiu Jitsu program…
Wednesday, 08 June 2011 20:38

Land trust hosts birding tour

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A Birding Eco Tour is set for Thursday, June 9. The hike is held by The Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust (HCLT)…
Wednesday, 08 June 2011 20:38

Audubon biologist to speak in Highlands

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Curtis Smalling, the mountain region biologist for Audubon N.C., will speak at a program for the Highlands Plateau Society at…
Wednesday, 08 June 2011 20:37

Opportunity to view synchronous fireflies

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Discover Life in America (DLIA) is holding a number of events this summer for the public to experience the synchronous…
Wednesday, 08 June 2011 20:36

New mountain bike group to host ride and picnic

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The newly formed chapter of Nantahala Area SORBA, the Southeast Off-Road Bicycle Association, will host an event called “Ride, Rinse…
Wednesday, 08 June 2011 20:35

Grant helps set up working-forest easements

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The Land Trust of the Little Tennessee, the North Carolina Coastal Land Trust, and the Wildlands Network received a Sustainable…
Wednesday, 01 June 2011 20:14

Human Race set for June 11

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The Human Race 5K Road Race/Walk is scheduled for 8 a.m. on June 11 at the Waynesville Middle School. The…
Wednesday, 01 June 2011 20:13

4-H summer golf day camp

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The 4-H Summer Golf Day Camp will be each Thursday beginning June 9 through July 28. The day camp is…
Wednesday, 01 June 2011 20:12

Lifeguard training and swimming lessons

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Lifeguard training and group swimming lessons will be provided by Medwest Health & Fitness Center beginning June 2 and June…
Wednesday, 01 June 2011 20:12

Bicycle survey to help cyclists

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A short online survey to help guide a new comprehensive bicycle plan for Haywood County is available for completion at…
Wednesday, 01 June 2011 20:11

AT under attack from invasives

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The Appalachian Trail Conservancy needs volunteers to eradicate invasive plants choking out native flora on the AT in Graham County…
Wednesday, 01 June 2011 20:10

Pinnacle Park profiled for Trails Day

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A discussion about the future of Pinnacle Park outside Sylva will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 4, followed…
Wednesday, 01 June 2011 20:09

“Go Native” in your backyard

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“From Mowing to Growing,” a workshop with Sara Martin, a biology instructor at Haywood Community College with a B.A. in…
Wednesday, 01 June 2011 20:09

Explore nature with young children

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“Growing Up Wild,” a free professional development workshop sponsored by Haywood Soil and Water Conservation District for educators who work…
Wednesday, 01 June 2011 20:07

Picnic with WATR

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The Watershed Association of the Tuckasegee River will hold its fifth-annual summer picnic at 6 p.m. Friday, June 10, on…
Wednesday, 01 June 2011 20:07

Catch a runner’s view of Sylva’s Main

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The Main Street Mile, a series of 1-mile races highlighting the state’s Main Street Program, will hit the streets of…
Wednesday, 01 June 2011 20:04

Black bear festival coming up in Highlands

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A Mountain Black Bear Festival is set for June 10 and 11 at the Highlands Civic/Recreation Center, featuring exhibits, artisans…
Thursday, 26 May 2011 04:52

Get kids involved in free fishing fun

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Kids can fish for free and register to win prizes, including two lifetime licenses, at a variety of fishing events…
Thursday, 26 May 2011 04:51

Kids get first crack at delayed trout waters

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The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will open approximately 63.5 miles of trout streams and one lake classified as delayed-harvest trout…
Thursday, 26 May 2011 04:50

Smokies conducts search for missing man

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Rangers at Great Smoky Mountains National Park are continuing to search for a Cary man who was reported missing April…
A Salamander Soiree is set for June 2 at 6 p.m. as the kickoff to “Think About Thursdays,” a summer…
Thursday, 26 May 2011 04:49

Author to speak at Pisgah Center

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On June 4, from 10 a.m. until noon at the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education, Tim Spira will give a…
Thursday, 26 May 2011 04:48

Donation box theft ends in conviction

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Another Swain County man, Gregory Cline, 35, was convicted of one count of tampering in federal court for breaking into…
Thursday, 26 May 2011 04:47

Ginsing poachers in national park fined and jailed

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Two Swain County men were convicted and sentenced in federal court last month in Bryson City for stealing ginseng from…
Thursday, 26 May 2011 04:46

Reward offered for capture of elk killer

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One of the original elk brought to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park 10 years ago as part of a…
Thursday, 26 May 2011 04:44

Shop and hike for National Land Trust Day

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Mast General Store in Waynesville will donate a portion of its sales on Saturday June 4 to the to Southern…
A bald eagle was shot and killed at the Maggie Festival Grounds, a large open field off the main drag…
Thursday, 26 May 2011 04:43

Rain barrels all the rage for eco-conscious yards

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Rain barrels, which hook into your gutters to catch rain coming off your roof, are being sold for $75 in…
Thursday, 26 May 2011 04:42

Take guided tour in Waynesville’s watershed

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A Waynesville watershed hike is scheduled for Saturday, June 11, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Naturalist Don Hendershot and…
Wednesday, 18 May 2011 20:49

Competitive youth soccer try-outs

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Carolina Mountains Soccer Club in Haywood County is holding tryouts May 24 through 26 for the coming season. The soccer…
Wednesday, 18 May 2011 20:49

Brazilian soccer camp brings skills to youth

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The Waynesville Parks and Recreation Department will offer TetraBrazil Soccer Camp for ages 10 to 18 July 11 through 15…
Wednesday, 18 May 2011 20:48

Teams forming for adult summer soccer league

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Adults with a hankering for soccer this summer can sign up to play in a league run by the Haywood…
Wednesday, 18 May 2011 20:47

Gardening for Wildlife series in Macon

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Do you want to attract more birds, butterflies, beneficial insects and other native species to your backyards? It’s easy, fun…
Wednesday, 18 May 2011 20:46

Four planets visible to naked eye in May

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Western North Carolina stargazers will be able to witness a rare astronomical phenomenon this month when four of the five…
Wednesday, 18 May 2011 20:46

Learn how to build a backyard habitat

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The Great Smoky Mountains Audubon Society will hold a Backyard Habitat Workshop from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June…
Wednesday, 18 May 2011 20:45

Make money off your forestland

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A wildcrafting, general make-your-forest work for you workshop is scheduled from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. May 26 at the…
The Mountain Sports Festival returns to Asheville on May 27-29, with a line up to entice any pro or amateur…
Wednesday, 18 May 2011 20:44

Lend a hand for the birds

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Volunteers are needed at the bird-monitoring station at Tessentee Bottomland Preserve in Macon County. The program is a nationwide effort…
Want to see some of the best fly-fishing imaginable? The 2011 U.S. National Fly Fishing Championship will be held May…
Wednesday, 18 May 2011 20:40

Get on that bike and ditch the car

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A “Bike to Work” ride will be held in Waynesville May 20 on National Bike to Work Day. The length…
Hiwassee-Valley Land Trust, a project of the Land Trust for the Little Tennessee, has purchased the 100-acre Salman Farm that…