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Intro To Backpacking – Navigation and Topographic Maps

Intro To Backpacking – Navigation and Topographic Maps

D.D. Bullwinkel’s Outdoors is partnering with Adventure Grown Guides to bring you an exciting Intro To Backpacking series in our Map Room. Whether you are new to the outdoors or would just like a refresher on current knowledge and equipment please join us. This week we will be covering how to navigate safely in the backcountry using topographic maps. Come grab a beer and learn to wander without getting lost. We are offering a course on a different topic every Sunday from 4:00 – 6:00 pm Starting February 18th though March 31st. The courses are free to the public but donations for the instructor are... Read More
Intro To Backpacking Series – Wildlife, Food Storage, and the Backcountry Loo.

Intro To Backpacking Series – Wildlife, Food Storage, and the Backcountry Loo.

D.D. Bullwinkel’s Outdoors is partnering with Adventure Grown Guides to bring you an exciting Intro To Backpacking series in our Map Room. Whether you are new to the outdoors or would just like a refresher on current knowledge and equipment please join us. This week we will be covering proper food storage including bear kegs and hang bags. We will also cover how to properly poo in the backcountry loo. We are offering a course on a different topic every Sunday from 4:00 – 6:00 pm Starting February 18th though March 31st. The courses are free to the public but donations for the instructor are... Read More
Intro To Backpacking Series – Water Filtration/Purification and Waterfall Safety

Intro To Backpacking Series – Water Filtration/Purification and Waterfall Safety

D.D. Bullwinkel’s Outdoors Is partnering with Adventure Grown Guides to bring you an exciting Intro To Backpacking series in our Map Room. Whether you are new to the outdoors or would just like a refresher on current knowledge and equipment please join us. This week we will be covering water purification/filtration and waterfall safety. Water is heavy to carry so a well thought out filter and/or purifier could lighten your load substantially. We are offering a course on a different topic every Sunday from 4:00 – 6:00 pm Starting February 18th though March 31st. The event is free to the public but donations for the course instructor are... Read More
Intro To Backpacking Series – Backcountry Cooking and Camp Kitchen

Intro To Backpacking Series – Backcountry Cooking and Camp Kitchen

D.D. Bullwinkel’s Outdoors is partnering with Adventure Grown Guides to bring you an exciting Intro To Backpacking series in the Map Room. Whether you are new to the outdoors or would just like a refresher on current knowledge and equipment please join us. This week we will be covering how to eat well outdoors. Come grab a beer and learn about the joys of camp cooking. We are offering a course on a different topic every every Sunday from 4:00 – 6:00 pm Starting February 18th though March 31st. This event is free to the public but donations to the course instructor are... Read More
French Broad River Series: LEARN! – An Overview of Native Brook Trout Conservation in North Carolina

French Broad River Series: LEARN! – An Overview of Native Brook Trout Conservation in North Carolina

Date: April 4, 2024 Time: 6:00 p.m. Location: Transylvania County Public Library Speakers: Jacob Rash, Coldwater Research Coordinator for the NC Wildlife Resources Commission Conserving Carolina and the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Transylvania County Center are offering a series of lectures, April – July, to better acquaint the public with the French Broad River, considered one of the oldest rivers in the world. Join us for a presentation by Jacob Rash, Coldwater Research Coordinator for the NC Wildlife Resources Commission, and learn about efforts to help conserve North Carolina’s native Brook Trout. Jacob Rash is Coldwater Research Coordinator for the NC Wildlife Resources Commission, where he assists with the coordination of applied research and management of the State’s trout resources. He received his B.S. in Zoology from NC State University and M.S. in Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences from Virginia Tech. After graduate school, he worked with freshwater mussels as a Research Specialist at Virginia Tech until he joined the NC Wildlife Resources Commission. Jacob has co-authored numerous publications throughout his career, and in 2023, he began serving as Chair of the Eastern Brook Trout Joint Venture’s Steering Committee. Although he spends his days at work thinking about fish, he enjoys spending his free time trying to find them as an avid angler. For more information and to register, visit... Read More

54th Annual Brevard AAUW Book Sale

The Brevard Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is sponsoring its 54th Annual Book Sale. Net proceeds support local STEM and educational scholarships for girls (5th-12th grades) and women at Brevard College and Blue Ridge Community College. -30,000 well organized books in all genres, plus puzzles, audiobooks, DVDs, CDs, vinyl. -Ample parking, free admission, dealers welcome. -Prices range from 25 cents and up. -Assistance provided to load books into cars. -Cash, Checks with ID, or Cards... Read More

54th Annual Brevard AAUW Book Sale

The Brevard Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is sponsoring its 54th Annual Book Sale. Net proceeds support local STEM and educational scholarships for girls (5th-12th grades) and women at Brevard College and Blue Ridge Community College. -30,000 well organized books in all genres, plus puzzles, audiobooks, DVDs, CDs, vinyl. -Ample parking, free admission, dealers welcome. -Prices range from 25 cents and up. -Assistance provided to load books into cars. -Cash, Checks with ID, or Cards... Read More

54th Annual Brevard AAUW Book Sale

The Brevard Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is sponsoring its 54th Annual Book Sale. Net proceeds support local STEM and educational scholarships for girls (5th-12th grades) and women at Brevard College and Blue Ridge Community College. -30,000 well organized books in all genres, plus puzzles, audiobooks, DVDs, CDs, vinyl. -Ample parking, free admission, dealers welcome. -Prices range from 25 cents and up. -Assistance provided to load books into cars. -Cash, Checks with ID, or Cards... Read More

54th Annual Brevard AAUW Book Sale

The Brevard Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is sponsoring its 54th Annual Book Sale. Net proceeds support local STEM and educational scholarships for girls (5th-12th grades) and women at Brevard College and Blue Ridge Community College. -30,000 well organized books in all genres, plus puzzles, audiobooks, DVDs, CDs, vinyl. -Ample parking, free admission, dealers welcome. -Prices range from 25 cents and up. -Assistance provided to load books into cars. -Cash, Checks with ID, or Cards... Read More

54th Annual Brevard AAUW Book Sale

The Brevard Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is sponsoring its 54th Annual Book Sale. Net proceeds support local STEM and educational scholarships for girls (5th-12th grades) and women at Brevard College and Blue Ridge Community College. -30,000 well organized books in all genres, plus puzzles, audiobooks, DVDs, CDs, vinyl. -Ample parking, free admission, dealers welcome. -Prices range from 25 cents and up. -Assistance provided to load books into cars. -Cash, Checks with ID, or Cards... Read More
Martian Frontier

Martian Frontier

Mission Control: Martian Frontier -Do you have what it takes to plan a mission to another planet? Gain confidence, learn space science, and strive to make it to a new world in this combination role-play—academic camp. The wide variety of topics makes this camp a good fit for a range of interests. You’ll tackle challenges in space craft and habitat design, astronaut health and well-being, and capturing public interest while swaying others to support your plan. Unleash your curiousity of the unknown when you retreat to a dark sky oasis where the stars are innumerable and beckon overhead. Let the magnificence of space overwhelm you as you discover the mysteries that still confound scientists, it just might drive you to become tomorrow’s astronauts, physicists, and engineers. Ages: Grades 7th –... Read More
Rock 101 Course: Beginner Rock Climbing

Rock 101 Course: Beginner Rock Climbing

Course Description: Ready to get into rock climbing or move from the gym to the crag? This course provides the foundational skill set you need to go rock climbing outside. The 101 course sets the stage for future courses with Pisgah Climbing School. Curriculum or Topics Covered: -climbing movement -belay techniques -essential gear -intro to basic anchor building -crag etiquette and “Leave No Trace” skills Duration: 2... Read More