There’s a new specialty license plate coming soon: the brook trout plate.
White-nosed bat syndrome is marching west, and as a result the Great Smoky Mountains National Park has closed the Whiteoak…
Cambodia and Thailand might be on the other side of the world from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, but…
The outlook for a bright leaf season is improving, as Western Carolina University fearless fall foliage forecaster Kathy Mathews has…
Chopping, sawing, axe throwing, tree climbing, log rolling and more will be on tap during an intercollegiate Woodsmen’s Meet Saturday,…
The Cradle of Forestry’s Forest Festival Day will be held 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4. More than…
Ed Zahniser, son of the man who was widely regarded as the father of the Wilderness Act, will speak at…
Outdoor USA Magazine named Nantahala Outdoor Center, located outside Bryson City, as one of the top 100 outdoor specialty retailers…
The Appalachian Trail Conservancy recently recognized a passel of Franklin businesses and organizations for their support of the Appalachian Trail,…
As the weather cools down, the competitive edge will be heating up in the running communities of Western North Carolina…
Jackson County residents having problems with nuisance beavers can get help through the N.C. Beaver Management Assistance Program, locally administrated…
The Guest Appreciation Festival at Nantahala Outdoor Center Sept. 26-28 will feature an array of activities and attractions for outdoors…
Volunteers are needed to help monitor stream quality in Haywood County, and a training program 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.…
It’s breeding season for elk, and that means that fields in the Cataloochee and Oconaluftee areas of the Great Smoky…
A National Audubon Society study of bird species in the continental United States and Canada released last week shows that…
A hike to the salamander capital of the world will come bundled with highland views and explanation from a National…
The next step for the endangered red wolf in Eastern North Carolina is an evaluation commissioned by U.S. Fish and…
MedicForce, a nonprofit that provides medical care and clinics in remote, third-world areas, is looking for donations of used outdoor…
A Bryson City man will serve five months and 15 days in jail for illegally harvesting 83 American ginseng roots…
A self-guided tour of 37 farms in a several-county region of the mountains will be held Sept. 20-21, giving locavores…
The Friends of Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute’s will unveil a new outdoor amphitheater planetarium with an adjoining nature center on…
A new fisheries program on the Cherokee Reservation aims to restore the imperiled sicklefin redhorse fish to its native habitat…
A trio of projects will launch renewed efforts to save the eastern hemlock following awards of $75,000 under the Hemlock…
Sunburst Trout Farms in Haywood County has received a $150,000 matching fund USDA Value Added Producers Grant.
A program titled “Touching the Face of History: The Story of the Plott Hound” will be held at 6:30 p.m.…
Runners looking for a wilderness challenge will get their chance with the Second Annual Cashiers Trail Mix Mountain Run Experience…
Bryson City Bicycles has been named one of America’s Best Bike Shops of 2014. Awarded by the National Bike Dealers…
Nantahala Kids Club, a program designed to engage kids in paddling, will kickoff a six-week outdoor recreation program Sept. 8.
Waynesville resident Jennifer Jacobsen recently crossed the finish line of the Ironman Louisville, a challenging race that involves a total…
The fracking issue is exploding in Western North Carolina as a public hearing on proposed oil and gas rules in…
A tour of four historic gem mines will give a view into Franklin’s past, beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug.…
A forum organized by N.C. Sen. Jim Davis, R-Franklin, will give the public a chance to learn more about shale…
Jim Costa, executive director of the Highlands Biological Station, will close out the Highlands Biological Foundation’s summer Zahner Conservation Lecture…
A major freestyle paddling competition will come to the Nantahala Gorge Sept. 4-6, with top freestylers from across the continent…
More than 350 runners streamed down Main Street in downtown Waynesville last Friday evening for the annual Main Street Mile.…
A monument built to commemorate a popular 1800s watering hole has long been hidden by ivy and vines, but an…
Paul Carlson, director of Land Trust for the Little Tennessee, will close out the six-week Tuckasegee Nature Series with a…
The public will get a chance to paddle Lake Logan at 9:45 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Lake Logan…
 The three authors of Seasons in a Wildflower Refuge will be at Blue Ridge Books in Waynesville, 3 p.m. Aug.…
The 20th annual Friends Across the Mountains telethon brought in $200,000 for Friends of Great Smoky Mountains National Park last…
Students in Western Carolina University’s Introduction to Public History course will show off the fruits of their labor during the…
A photography program featuring images by Clay Bolt will give an inside look to the small-scale world of plants and…
A Winston-Salem man is hoping to set a record for a good cause with his plan to run the entire…
A popular trail access area and jumping off point for the Shining Rock Wilderness area at Balsam Road will be…
This year’s Taste of the Market celebration at Jackson County Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 16 in…
A $25,000 Pigeon River Fund grant will help the Waynesville Parks and Recreation Department purchase kayaking supplies to add paddling…
The historical documentary film Cataloochee will be shown at St. David’s Episcopal Church in Cullowhee at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday,…
More than 400 riders will push off from Lake Junaluska Aug. 16 for the fifth year of the Blue Ridge…
The watermelons will take over Aug. 16 at the Original Waynesville Tailgate Market’s August Kids Corner Market.
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