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Free Workshops Offered at Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education in July

  • 20 June 2019
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BREVARD, N.C. (June 20, 2019) – The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education is offering free outdoor-related workshops for people of all ages and skill levels throughout the month of July. Online registration is required for the workshops, which are open on a first-come, first-served basis.

July 3 – Pisgah Hike from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Open to ages 12 and older.

July 5 – Snorkeling in the Stream from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Open to ages eight to 15.

July 6 – Women’s Introduction to Fly-Fishing from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Open to women of all skill levels, ages 12 and older.

July 8 and July 26 – Nature Nuts: Wild Woodlands from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Open to ages four to seven.

July 8 and July 26 – Eco Explorers: Snakes from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Open to ages eight to 13.

July 10 and July 19 – Stream Investigation from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Open to ages eight to 12.

July 12 – Salamanders from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Open to ages eight to 12.

July 13 – Tackle Rigging for Fly-Fishing from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Open to ages 12 and older.

July 17 – Tracking from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Open to ages 8 to 12.

July 18 – Casting for Beginners: Level I from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Open to ages 12 and older.

July 20 – Fly-Tying for the Beginner from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Open to ages 12 and older.

July 23 – Advanced WILD – Mountain Streams from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Open to formal and non-formal educators ages 18 and older.

July 25 – N.C. Crayfish from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Open to ages eight to 13.

July 27 – Wildlife Photo Hunt Competition from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Open to all ages.

July 31 – Kids’ Primitive Outdoor Skills from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Open to ages 10 to 15.

The Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education is located near Brevard, just south of Asheville, by the Davidson River in Transylvania County. The center features nature trails and five large aquariums representing aquatic mountain habitats. The center is open from 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Monday through Saturday from April through November and then Monday through Friday from December through March.

For more information on the Commission’s wildlife education centers and other activities and events, visit ncwildlife.org/learning/Education-Centers.

Media Contact:

Lee Sherrill

Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education
828-877-4423

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