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Free Workshops Offered at Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education in November

  • 19 October 2018
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BREVARD, N.C. (Oct. 19, 2018) – 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 November. Online registration is required for the workshops, which are open on a first-come, first-served basis.

Nov. 2 – Intro to Fly-Fishing from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Open to ages 12 and older.

Nov. 5 and Nov. 16 – Nature Nuts: Turkeys from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Open to ages four to seven.

Nov. 5 and Nov. 16– Eco Explorers: Elk from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Open to ages eight to 13.

Nov. 9 – On The Water: Tuckasegee River from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Open to ages 12 and older.

Nov. 13 and Nov. 14 – Hunter Education Course from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Open to all ages.

Nov. 14 – On the Water: North Fork Mills River from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Open to ages 12 and older.

Nov. 17 – Outdoor Cooking from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Open to all ages.

In addition to the open-enrollment programs listed above, the Commission offers group programs. Groups of 10 or more can schedule the date, time and topic of the program by calling 828-877-4423.

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
828-877-4423

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