Word from the Smokies: What we can learn from wild turkeys

If you plan to travel around Western North Carolina or East Tennessee to visit friends or family and eat turkey for the coming Thanksgiving holiday, there is a good chance you’ll spot a few wild turkeys along the way.

Migrant bird outing

Check out the many migrating birds that make Haywood County their winter home at 8 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at Lake Junaluska.

Coming Soon: The broad-winged hawk migration

As we prepare for the arrival of fall, we can also be on the lookout for a breathtaking wildlife spectacle that is a part of life here in the Southern Appalachian Mountains: the migration of the broad-winged hawk. 

Dark skies help migrating birds

Audubon North Carolina is urging residents to help keep the skies dark this fall to help birds as they migrate south.

Celebrate birds and old trees

A pair of lectures planned for the Highlands Nature Center over the next couple weeks will explore the complexities of old-growth forests and avian life.

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