Got Worms? Parasite expert David Pugh leads free workshop Feb. 9 at WNC Ag Center

Renowned parasite expert Dr. David Pugh, (auther of Sheep and Goat Medicine) will be presenting an all day workshop about parasite management in small ruminants on Feb 9. This free workshop will include wet labs with microscope training, Famancha training, and lectures on nutrition and breeding. Lunch will be provided. Registration begins at 8:15 at […]

Community Foundation of Hendersonville offers a fisheries, wildlife scholarship

Press Release The Community Foundation of Henderson County is pleased to announce the availability of The Pisgah Chapter of Trout Unlimited William L. Arbuckle Memorial Scholarship for the 2013-2014 Academic Year. The scholarship is a $1,000 award and is offered for any student accepted to an accredited degree granting college or university within the Southern […]

Land-of-Sky seeks input for GroWNC Survey

Press release from the Land-of-Sky Regional Council Land-of-Sky Regional Council (LOSRC) has an on-line survey to collect the opinions of area residents about priorities for economic growth. We are seeking input from you about your goals for the future of our community. Help identify strategies, actions and early implementation projects that should be brought forward […]

Asheville recycle drives Saturday, Jan. 5, and Saturday, Jan. 12

Press release from Rainbow Recyling Cleanup after the holiday’s with the Asheville Recycle drives: Saturday, Jan. 5, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Amazing Savings, 3018 U*.S. Hwy 70 West, Black Mountain Black Mountain Styrofoam and packaging collection • white molded & sheet Styroforam (remove tape, glue, paper & grease) • no food containers […]

Japanese storytelling event comes to the Folk Art Center

Ikebana International of Asheville opens its 2012 program year with a cultural exploration of Kamishibai (kah-mee-she-bye), a form of Japanese storytelling. “The Paper Crane,” one of Japan’s best-loved children’s stories — described as “paper-theater” — will be presented by cultural liaison Emiko Suzuki of Japan and Hendersonville. This event will take place on Tuesday, Feb. […]

Wilderness Society director: Don’t let Congress gut protections for public lands

Brent Martin works in Sylva and is Southern Appalachian Regional Director for The Wilderness Society. He has an opinion piece in the Smoky Mountain News this week expressing his dismay at Congress’ proposed rules that he says will gut many of the protections for local national forests. …when Congress adjourned in December, it left in […]

Fly fishing clinic helps emerging outdoor women build skills

From the Caswell Messenger: The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will offer a special fly-fishing weekend for women through the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program on March 9-11 in the mountains. Activities will be held at the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education and Davidson River Campground, south of Asheville, near Brevard in Transylvania County. The registration fee […]