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Free Workshops Offered at Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education in June

  • 10 May 2019
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BREVARD, N.C. (May 10, 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 June. Online registration is required for the workshops, which are open on a first-come, first-served basis.

June 1 – 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.

June 3 and June 17 – Nature Nuts: Frogs & Toads from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Open to ages four to seven.

June 3 and June 17 – Eco Explorers: Canids from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Open to ages eight to 13.

June 4, June 18 and June 25 – Intro to Fly-Fishing from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Open to ages 12 and older.

June 5 – Outdoor Skills Series: Camping 101 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Open to ages 12 and older.

June 12 – On the Water: Davidson River from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Open to ages 12 and older.

June 13 – Snorkeling in the Stream from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Open to ages 8 and older.

June 13 and June 27 – Casting for Beginners: Level I from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Open to ages 12 and older.

June 14 – Kids’ Introduction to Fly-Fishing from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Open to ages 12 and older.

June 15 – Tackle Rigging for Fly-Fishing from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Open to ages 12 and older.

June 19 – Kids’ Primitive Outdoor Skills from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Open to ages 10 to 15.

June 21 – On the Water: Looking Glass Creek from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Open to ages 12 and older.

June 29 – Adult Snorkeling in the Stream from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Open to ages 16 and older.

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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