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November 2019

Nature Nuts: Bears

November 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
1401 Fish Hatchery Road Pisgah Forest, NC 28768, 1401 Fish Hatchery Road Pisgah Forest, NC 28768 United States + Google Map
Free

Learn about N.C.’s only bear species, the black bear. We’ll discuss the history and future of the black bear and co-existing with humans. Activities will include a craft, story time, a game and more. Ages 4–7. Pre-registration is required for all programs. Please register online at www.ncwildlife.org/pisgah/signup or call 828-877-4423.

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Casting for Beginners: Level I

November 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
1401 Fish Hatchery Road Pisgah Forest, NC 28768, 1401 Fish Hatchery Road Pisgah Forest, NC 28768 United States + Google Map
Free

Topics include casting theory, mechanics and practice techniques. Learn at your own pace as they teach the overhead cast, roll cast and the art of false casting. Advanced instruction is available upon request. All equipment and materials are provided. Bring a lunch. Ages 12 and up. Pre-registration is required for all programs. Please register online at www.ncwildlife.org/pisgah/signup or call 828-877-4423.

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Eco Explorers: Living Downstream

November 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
1401 Fish Hatchery Road Pisgah Forest, NC 28768, 1401 Fish Hatchery Road Pisgah Forest, NC 28768 United States + Google Map
Free

Learn about environmentally friendly planning and its impacts by designing a model town that minimizes pollution and makes commuting, living and working easier for town residents. We’ll also focus on the impact the town has on river inhabitants such as trout, macro-invertebrates, and other wildlife. Ages 8–13. Pre-registration is required for all programs. Please register online at www.ncwildlife.org/pisgah/signup or call 828-877-4423. Pre-registration is required for all programs. Please register online at www.ncwildlife.org/pisgah/signup or call 828-877-4423.

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Yarn & Yoga at Earthshine Lodge

November 13 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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One event on November 4, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on November 13, 2019 at 9:30 am

Earthshine Lodge, 1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
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$45

In this unique class, students will learn hand weaving techniques to make a beautiful 12” x 40” tapestry, all while enjoying the benefits of yoga. Students choose their own yarn from among a large variety of yarn choices and are guided by their Instructor in how to create their own unique tapestry. Throughout class, students are guided through beginning yoga postures and breathing techniques which pair well with crafting! No experience required! Wear comfortable clothing that you can move freely…

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Outdoor Cooking

November 16 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
1401 Fish Hatchery Road Pisgah Forest, NC 28768, 1401 Fish Hatchery Road Pisgah Forest, NC 28768 United States + Google Map
Free

Learn how to prepare a tasty meal over an open wood fire or charcoal briquettes. Discover other novelty methods of cooking, as well. Help prepare and eat the food created in this class. Bring a lawn chair. Your courtesy in not registering for this class if you’ve already taken it is greatly appreciated. Ages 12 and up. Pre-registration is required for all programs. Please register online at www.ncwildlife.org/pisgah/signup or call 828-877-4423.

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Owl Prowl

November 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
DuPont State Forest, Guion Farm Access, 3045 Sky Valley Rd
Hendersonville, North Carolina 28739 United States
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Free

Grab your flashlight and join Ranger Jane Dauster for a cool fall evening at DuPont in search of owls. Program will meet at the Guion Farm Parking Area in DuPont State Recreational Forest (3045 Sky Valley Road, Hendersonville, NC 28739) where we will enjoy a brief slide show on our local owl species. We will then be staged at the Guion Farm Shelter and try our luck at calling in an owl or two using a recording, in hopes of…

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On the Water: North Mills River

November 19 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
1401 Fish Hatchery Road Pisgah Forest, NC 28768, 1401 Fish Hatchery Road Pisgah Forest, NC 28768 United States + Google Map
Free

Practice your fly fishing skills on the North Fork Mills River. Learn about Delayed Harvest regulations, wading, reading the water, fly selection, presentation, casting, knots and stream entomology. Equipment and materials provided. Call for directions. Ages 12 and up. Pre-registration is required for all programs. Please register online at www.ncwildlife.org/pisgah/signup or call 828-877-4423.

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Kid’s Introduction to Fly Fishing

November 23 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
1401 Fish Hatchery Road Pisgah Forest, NC 28768, 1401 Fish Hatchery Road Pisgah Forest, NC 28768 United States + Google Map
Free

Learn the basics of fly-fishing. Topics include appropriate equipment, knots, casting techniques and aquatic entomology. Equipment and materials provided. Bring a lunch and non-slip shoes or waders. Limited to 6 participants. For ages 12 and up. Pre-registration is required for all programs. Please register online at www.ncwildlife.org/pisgah/signup or call 828-877-4423.

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December 2019

Fly Fishing 101

December 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Headwaters Outfitters, 25 PARKWAY RD
ROSMAN, NC 28772 United States
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Free

Join the Guides at Headwaters Outfitters for an immersive 101 class. Learn the basic casting, rigging and wading skills to help you jump start your journey into Fly Fishing. Our guides work one on one with you until you are comfortable with your new skills. This class will help you understand how to read water, safely handle fishing and techniques in landing fish. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a pair of thick socks to wear with boots and waders.

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Make Your Own Canoe Paddle Workshop

December 13 @ 9:00 am - December 15 @ 5:00 pm
Headwaters Outfitters, 25 PARKWAY RD
ROSMAN, NC 28772 United States
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$235.00

Headwaters Outfitters is excited to host a collaborative workshop with Bear Traditional Kayaks, offering a Make Your Own Canoe Paddle Workshop this winter! This is a 3 Day (Canoe Paddle Only) workshop from 12/13/19 - 12/15/19 (9:00am-5:00pm each day), $235 per person. Space is limited! No woodworking skills needed prior to workshop. All materials and tools needed are included in the cost. For registration or questions email danielle@headwatersoutfitters.com

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