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Free Workshops Offered at Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education in May

  • 16 April 2019
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BREVARD, N.C. (April 16, 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 May. Online registration is required for the workshops, which are open on a first-come, first-served basis.

May 1 and May 22 – Peregrine Falcons from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Open to ages 10 and older.

May 3–5 – Beyond B.O.W. – Introduction to Fly-Fishing Open to women of all skill levels, ages 18 and older. To register, contact B.B. Gillen at 919-218-3638.

May 6 and May 13 – Nature Nuts: Stream Investigation from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Open to ages four to seven.

May 6 and May 13 – Eco Explorers: Compass from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Open to ages eight to 13.

May 7 and May 21 – Intro to Fly-Fishing from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Open to ages 12 and older.

May 11 – Backyard Birding by Ear: For Beginners from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Open to ages 10 and older.

May 14 – On the Water: Green River from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Open to ages 12 and older.

May 18 – Fly-Tying for the Beginner from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Open to ages 12 and older.

May 20 – Outdoor Skills Series: Wild Edibles and Securing Water from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Open to ages 12 and older.

May 22 – Casting for Beginners: Level I from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Open to ages 12 and older.

May 25 – Tackle Rigging for Fly-Fishing from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Open to ages 12 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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