Haywood County Soil and Water Conservation District is rolling out a free monthly activity kit for kids to learn about environmental topics from home. Read more
The Appalachian Trail Conservancy has launched the Appalachian Trail Ed-Venture, a bi-monthly series of virtual lessons taught by environmental educators from each of the Trail’s 14 states. Read more
Explore the Great Smoky Mountains National Park on a guided naturalist program through the Great Smoky Mountains Field School. Read more
Each year, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is involved in more than 100 search and rescues. Many of those rescue efforts could be avoided if park visitors made good decisions about which hikes to take and were better prepared for thei… Read more
A hiker from Lake Junaluska has embarked on an extraordinary challenge and inspiring adventure to traverse all 900 miles of trail in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in record time. Read more
The Purchase is an extraordinary high-elevation property in the Hemphill community of Haywood County, home to the Appalachian Highlands Science Learning Center that serves as a research and education outpost for the Great Smoky Mountains Nati… 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…