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Henderson County News

Sanders awarded Trout Unlimited Arbuckle scholarship

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A graduate student attending the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources at the University of Georgia has been named the 2019 recipient of the Pisgah Chapter of Trout Unlimited William L. Arbuckle Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. 
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Tags: outdoors | fish

Henderson County News

Outdoor season kicks off downtown

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Saturday feels like the unofficial start of outdoor fun, food and frolic in downtown Hendersonville.   Read Story »

Tags: outdoors | Historic Seventh Avenue District | Southern Appalachian Brewery | farmers markets

Henderson County News

Re-cycle: Sycamore has more parking, more room and more bikes on Locust

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Sycamore Cycles will have more parking, more floor space and more merchandise when it opens at its new location in the Historic Seventh Avenue District.   Read Story »

Tags: outdoors | bicycling | Historic Seventh Avenue District | Sycamore Cycles

Henderson County Life

Intrepid explorer finds
 hundreds of waterfalls

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On an overcast day, when the sky is threatening rain, I find myself deep in the Pisgah National Forest, completely off-trail, with no sense of how to get back on. Fortunately, I am not alone.   Read Story »

Tags: outdoors | hiking | flora and fauna | waterfalls

Henderson County News

Greenway gets blue light emergency phones

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If there's trouble on the Oklawaha Greenway, help is nearby in the form of five new emergency phones.   Read Story »

Tags: outdoors | Oklawaha Greenway | greenways

Henderson County News

Missing link to open on Mountains-to-Sea Trail

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North Carolina state park officials will join Carolina Mountain Club volunteers next Saturday for the grand opening of a new 20-mile section of the Mountains-to-Sea State Trail. The new trail section begins at the Blue Ridge Parkway and travels down BIA 407 for four miles through the Eastern Cherokee Reservation and then along the Blue Ridge Parkway for 16 miles to Balsam Gap.     Read Story »

Tags: outdoors | hiking

Henderson County News

Bookstore explores outdoors in the Carolinas

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The Fountainhead Bookstore at 408 N. Main St. will explore the “Pleasures of the Outdoors in the Carolinas” in a daylong event on Saturday, July 11.Guest speakers are Mary Holcombe, Dr. Timothy Spira, Dr. Jennifer Frick-Ruppert, columnist Betty Montgomery and Neil Regan.   Read Story »

Tags: outdoors | native flora | native fauna | Fountainhead Bookstore

Henderson County News

Boy Scouts, Rec Department launch Venturing Crew

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The Daniel Boone Council of the Boy Scouts of American and the Henderson County Parks and Recreation are  partnering to create Henderson County's only Venturing Crew. Organizers will hold an open house at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Activities and Athletics Center on South Grove Street at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 10.   Read Story »

Tags: outdoors | Boy Scouts of America

Henderson County News

Friends of Ecusta Trail sets information meetings

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The Friends of the Ecusta Trail (FOET), a non-profit organization formed to explore the possibility of converting the old rail line from Hendersonville to Brevard, will hold a series of community meetings along the line to offer local residents an opportunity to learn more and ask questions.   Read Story »

Tags: hendersonville | Brevard | outdoors | hiking | biking