Press release from NC Wildlife Resources Commission:
BREVARD, N.C. (May 17, 2018) – 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 May. Online registration is required for the workshops, which are open on a first-come, first-served basis.
June 2 – Women’s Intro to Fly-Fishing from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Open to ages 12 and older.
June 4 and June 16 – Nature Nuts: Raising Trout from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Open to ages four to seven.
June 4 and June 16 – Eco Explorers: Stream Investigation from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Open to ages eight to 13.
June 5 – Introduction to Fly-Fishing from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Open to ages 12 and older.
June 8 – Casting for Beginners: Level I from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Open to ages 12 and older.
June 12 – Snorkeling in the Stream from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Open to ages eight and older.
June 18 through June 22 – A Week in the Water daily from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Open to ages 10 to 15.
June 25 through June 29 – A Week in the Water daily from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Open to ages 10 to 15.
In addition to the open-enrollment programs listed above, the Commission offers group programs. Groups of 10 or more can schedule the date, time and topic of the program by calling 828-877-4423.
The Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education is located near Brevard, just south of Asheville, by the Davidson River in Transylvania County. The center features nature trails and five large aquariums representing aquatic mountain habitats. The center is open from 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Monday through Friday from December through March, and Monday through Saturday from April through November.
For more information on the Wildlife Commission’s wildlife education centers and other activities and events, visit www.ncwildlife.org/learning.
About the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission
Since 1947, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has been dedicated to the conservation and sustainability of the state’s fish and wildlife resources through research, scientific management, wise use and public input. The Commission is the state regulatory agency responsible for the enforcement of fishing, hunting, trapping and boating laws and provides programs and opportunities for wildlife-related educational, recreational and sporting activities. To learn more, visit www.ncwildlife.org.
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