Volunteers are needed to help chart the ebb and flow of seasons in the Smokies and help scientists better understand the ripple effects seasonal creep is having throughout the ecosystem. Read more
An exhibit at The N.C. Arboretum in Asheville called “The Enveloping Landscape: A Contemplative Photographic Journey” invites viewers to deepen their connections to the natural world. Read more
The terrain in Maine continued to deliver intense physical challenges, and I began waking up each morning expecting a tough day. Read more
Thousands of volunteer birdwatchers across the state are being called on to help with a new initiative to map bird populations. Read more
Two craggy cliff faces in Haywood County have been closed to rock climbing until August to protect peregrine falcon nesting sites. Read more
When the air becomes cooler, days grow shorter and the supply of food diminishes, an internal clock or circadian rhythm located in the brain detecting light, dark, and length of day, informs animals it is time to hibernate. Read more
Finding a hike during the coronavirus shutdowns of public lands in WNC was no small feat.
Itching to hit the trail, but puzzled where to hike with so many outdoor recreation areas shut down?
For all but the most forgotten landmark — every mountain, valley, river, rock and roadway — there is a name to remember it by. But how does a …
For Keiffer Owen, life felt almost normal last Sunday afternoon. His fishing rod and fly box in hand, Owen stalked trout along the banks of th…