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New Adventures, New Moments: An Easier Walking Series with Spanish/English Interpretation – Brevard Greenway – Nuevas Aventuras, Nuevos Momentos: Una serie de caminatas más fáciles con interpretación en español/inglés – Vía Verde de Brevard

New Adventures, New Moments: An Easier Walking Series with Spanish/English Interpretation – Brevard Greenway – Nuevas Aventuras, Nuevos Momentos: Una serie de caminatas más fáciles con interpretación en español/inglés – Vía Verde de Brevard

Where/Dónde: Brevard Greenway/en la Vía Verde de Brevard When/Cuando: April 27, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m./27 de abril de 9:00 a.m. a 11:00 a.m. Distance and difficulty/Distancia y dificultad: 1-2 miles, easy; trail type – out and back on a paved greenway/1-2 millas, fácil; Tipo de sendero: ida y vuelta por vía verde pavimentada. Free/Gratis Join us for a walk on the Brevard Greenway to appreciate nature among community. This easy walk will take place on a relatively flat trail and will be led by a guide that can speak Spanish and English. Guides will be talking about bird activity taking place on the Brevard Greenway and hope to see some newly arriving songbirds migrating to the area from Central and South America! The Brevard Greenway is 4.8 miles, from the Davidson River Campground in Pisgah National Forest to McLean Road in Brevard; however, for this walk, the group will be exploring a total of about one to two miles of the paved trail. *RSVP Required at event website* Directions will be provided after RSVP. For more information or questions, please email Mary at mary@conservingcarolina.org. Acompáñenos en un paseo por la Vía Verde de Brevard para apreciar la naturaleza entre la comunidad. Esta caminata fácil se realizará por un sendero relativamente plano y será dirigida por un guía que habla español e inglés. ¡Los guías hablarán sobre la actividad de las aves que tiene lugar en Brevard Greenway y esperan ver algunos pájaros cantores recién llegados migrando al área... Read More
The Birds & The Bees

The Birds & The Bees

The Birds & The Bees Catching up with Brevard’s flying friends Brevard’s forests, mountains and streams are home to an endlessly fascinating and diverse population of wildlife to discover during North Carolina’s year of the trail. Some of its most interesting residents tend to go high, soaring over the trees and hovering over flower beds. Brevard is a special place to catch up on the birds and the bees, whether you’re the queen bee of honey hoarders or just looking to put a new feather in your cap. See You Later, Pollinator Adventurers with a sweet tooth will find much to enjoy at Killer Bees Honey in Toxaway. This small, family-owned apiary offers a variety of bee tours and honey tastings. If you want to get a true “hive” experience, you can suit up and drone with the drones themselves. Afterwards, sample some of the sweet stuff with cheese, crackers, meats, fruit, and a beverage (alcoholic or non-). Designated by the North Carolina Wildlife Commission as a Wildlife Refuge, Killer Bees provides a welcoming place for all the insects and animals that pollinate the surrounding Pisgah National Forest. A Warm Wel-Comb  Up the road from Killer Bees, the Southern Highlands Reserve is appropriately celebrated as a spectacular, native Blue Ridge plant arboretum, research center, and an A+ spot for scenic views. Gorgeous gardens, however, depend on happy bees.  Over the last ten years, Reserve staff noticed that “feral” or “wild” honeybees were on site.  For the past two years,... Read More
Mountain Roots Day Camp 2023

Mountain Roots Day Camp 2023

Discover and learn in the mountains of WNC this summer with Mountain Roots’ fun and educational day camps! Our camps are focused on the outdoors and connecting campers to each other, their community, and the natural environment. Preschool camp (ages 4 and 5): 9am – 12:00pm. Rising 1st-4th grade: 9am-4:00pm. Operating over the course of 7 weeks, the first 5 weeks will take place at Brevard Academy and the final 2 weeks will be at Fern Leaf Community Charter School. [PLEASE NOTE: Camp is in TWO locations]. See why so many families return to Mountain Roots Day Camp year after... Read More