When science meets the mountains you get: The Mountain Science Expo. The expo will take place from 10 a.m. to…
Gotta love that A.T. A program on the importance of the Appalachian Trail and ways to promote and conserve it…
In an effort to clean up Scotts Creek in Jackson County, a coordinated workday will be launched by volunteers from…
The Carolina Mountain Club has been awarded $2,200 through the North Carolina Appalachian Trail License Plate Grant Program to help…
Professional and collegiate lumberjacks from around the East will soon converge on Haywood County to compete in a top-notch woodsman…
The Valley of the Lilies Half Marathon and 5K will race through the Western Carolina University campus and greater Cullowhee…
Ahhhh. That is what was my first thought when the rock slipped from under my foot.
Paddlers are salivating over the first-ever whitewater releases offered on the west fork of the Tuckasegee from 10 a.m. to…
Sarge’s dog walk and run at Lake Junaluska The friends of Sarge’s Animal Rescue Foundation are putting on a one-mile…
Several organizations have won a $214,195 state grant that will allow Macon County landowners improve water quality in the Little…
The Nantahala Outdoor Center has launched its own elite paddling team and signed whitewater slalom paddler Michal Smolen as its…
The directions said turn left, so naturally I turned right. I was still an hour drive from Sugarland Visitors Center…
The family-friendly Cubs on the Run 5K will be held on Saturday, March 23, at Meadowbrook Elementary School in Canton,…
Lake Junaluska will host the Friends of the Lake 5K, Family Walk, and Children’s Fun Run at 9 a.m. Saturday,…
A lawsuit has been filed over a new backcountry camping fee imposed in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.Southern Forest…
Franklin will celebrate its love for Appalachian Trail hikers with the annual April Fools Trail Days festival on Saturday, March…
The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation will provide $740,000 for projects and programs on the Parkway this year, including children’s education,…
Farmers market vendors can get tips on how to set up their booths at a free seminar called “Booth Display…
Teachers invited to bring the AT into their classroom Teachers and educators interested in incorporating the Appalachian Trail into their…
Newfound Gap Road (U.S. 441) through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is expected to be repaired and open by…
The third annual Assault on Black Rock will test the strength and stamina of trail runners as they try to…
A guided hike in the Deep Creek area of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park will be held on Tuesday,…
The last time I went camping I was 10 or 11. I was in my grandparents’ backyard, snug in my…
An event called “Climbin’ the Chimney” from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 2 is an opportunity to for…
Duke Energy is helping to fund new educational and environmental projects as part of its hydropower relicensing agreement in the…
Around 30 daring souls splashed and jumped into Lake Junaluska last Saturday for the first annual “Polar Plunge” to raise…
Western Carolina University’s new trail system is open and ready for bikers, hikers and runners. About 100 people turned out…
Shock waves rippled through the mountain hunting community last week as word spread of a sweeping undercover investigation targeting dozens…
The Land Trust for the Little Tennessee recently helped the town of Andrews protect and conserve its 930-acre watershed in…
The Great Smoky Mountains Association is launching a membership drive in honor of its 60th anniversary this year.
Wade, dash, splash or take the full plunge into Lake Junaluska from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23…
A boat ramp on Bear Creek Lake in the Tuckasegee area of Jackson County has been renovated by the N.C.…
The Wildlife Club at Haywood Community College is hosting a wild game dinner at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, at…
Parkway Superintendent Phil Francis has announced that he will retire on April 1 after 41 years in the National Park…
The gravel road leading into Cataloochee Valley in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park was washed out by recent heavy…
Vandals hit an area of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park known as “the Sinks” — a popular roadside waterfall…
A regional trails map showing hiking trails, greenways, public lands, rivers and other outdoor recreation landmarks in the seven western…
Angler and Sylva native Josh Stephens recently earned a silver medal in team competition during the National Fly Fishing Championship…
Friends of Great Smoky Mountains National Park was recently awarded $2,000 from Sustainability for Generations to Come, a Western North…
28 Western North Carolina farmers received nearly $150,000 total in grants to help diversify their farm businesses. The money was…
The U.S. Forest Service may increase, or begin charging, fees at seven recreation sites within the national forests in North…
A free program on “The Business of Growing Hops” will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb.…
To celebrate its 90th anniversary, the Carolina Mountain Club Challenge committee has added two new hiking challenges this year to…
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is beginning a new program that allows nearby residents, business people, teachers and community…
A 601-acre tract in Avery County near Roan Mountain has been purchased and conserved by the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy.…
A large Appalachian Trail gathering is coming to Western Carolina University this summer, and local trail clubs hosting the week-long…
Rains cause wastewater spills in Haywood Beginning Jan. 14, and due to the heavy rains, Waynesville had several wastewater overflows.…
A consortium of Western North Carolina public agencies and private organizations will receive a grant of $766,000 from the N.C.…
Swain County farmers, landowners, and other interested individuals are invited to share their thoughts and idea on a new farmland…
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