Wilderness celebration planned in Asheville

out wildernessThe Wilderness Act’s 50th birthday will get some recognition at “An Evening of Wilderness Champions — Celebrating 50 Years of Wilderness” from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 30, at Pack’s Tavern in Asheville.

Southern Appalachian Wilderness Stewards and the U.S. Forest Service will team up to put on the event, featuring a 5:30 p.m. program to include a keynote address by Doug Scott, historian and longtime wilderness champion and U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources and Environment Chief of Staff Meryl Harrell. The event will include an awards presentation, live jazz music by Stephen Wood, hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. 

Free. 828.258.3387.

Go to top