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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…
Wednesday, 11 May 2011 20:54

The Smokies’ biggest job

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Alan Sumeriski, chief of facility management, was selected as Great Smoky Mountains National Park employee of the year for major…
Wednesday, 11 May 2011 20:53

Lifeguard training at Haywood fitness center

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Medwest Health and Fitness Center in Haywood County will be holding its last American Red Cross lifeguard training course beginning…
Wednesday, 11 May 2011 20:53

Spring Fling for kids coming to Waynesville

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The Waynesville Kiwanis will host a “Spring Fling” at the Waynesville Recreation Center on Saturday, May 21, from 10 a.m.…
Wednesday, 11 May 2011 20:52

Corridor K back for public comment

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An open house and public hearing is set for Tuesday, May 17, on a segment of Cooridor K, a controversial…
The third-annual Bicycle Rodeo is set to take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 14, in Clyde.…
A discussion about creating a science discovery center along the Tuckasegee River will be held from 5 p.m. to 7…
Wednesday, 11 May 2011 20:50

Leave Bambi alone

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They might look abandoned and waiflike, but the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is urging folks to not approach, touch, feed…
There will be a free lecture on “running medicine” Tuesday, May 24 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30. p.m. at the…
Wednesday, 04 May 2011 20:29

Lake Junaluska foot bridge under repair

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Until May 23, walkers and runners at Lake Junaluska won’t be able to make their usual circuit. The Turbeville Footbridge,…
Wednesday, 04 May 2011 20:29

Landowners protect 13 acres in Haywood

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A conservation agreement with landowners has preserved 13 acres in the Bethel community of Haywood County. The property is largely…
Wednesday, 04 May 2011 20:28

If you teach a child to fish …

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Two free fishing clinics for ages 6 to 15 will be offered at the 21st Annual Great Smoky Mountain Trout…
Wednesday, 04 May 2011 20:28

Ruby Ride and Run showcases best Macon County scenery

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The  annual Ruby Ride & Run will be held Saturday, May 21, in Franklin. There will be a 5K and 10K…
Wednesday, 04 May 2011 20:27

Chunky Gal campout and hike this weekend

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A hike and campout at Tusquitee Bald, the highest point in Clay County, will be held Friday, May 6, by…