Upcoming Events & Hikes

Join the PAC “Kudzu Warriors” to help eradicate Kudzu (and other non-native and invasive species) at the PAC protected Norman Wilder Forest located off of HWY 176. Call PAC at (828)859-5060 or e-mail landprotection@pacolet.org if you are interested or would like more information. Also, check out our webpage dedicated to Conservation/Kudzu Eradication.   REGULAR SCHEDULED WORK DAYS are EVERY MONDAY from 9-11 (subject to change, please see the link to the calendar.)!

 
 
 

PAC & Walnut Creek Preserve (WCP) Programs

Each month, PAC & WCP will offer a Saturday morning program/presentation at the Anne Elizabeth Suratt Nature Center at Walnut Creek Preserve.  Programs are free of charge, open to all ages, and begin at 10:30 a.m.

PAC is working on the schedule of presenters for 2015.  Here is what we have planned so far:

January 10th, Cynthia Terwilliger will present on “Winter Waterfalls & Rivers;” a hike will be included after this program!

Middle Saluda River

February – Toby Jenkins, Wildlife Resource Officer for Polk County, will present on predator/prey relationships in Western North Carolina.

April 25th – Zora Rhodes, formerly of the Conservation Education Education Specialist for the NC Wildlife Resources Commission, will present on the Peregrine Falcon!

More to come!

Programs are made possible, in part, by a grant from Delores Lastinger.


Click here for the American Hiking Society’s list of 10 essentials for hiking.

Click here for the American Hiking Society’s “Tips for your next hike.”

Click here for the American Hiking Society’s instructions on “How to use a compass.”


 

Click here for directions to the Anne Elizabeth Suratt Nature Center at Walnut Creek Preserve.

GPS coordinates to the entrance of Walnut Creek Preserve (at Aden Green Road and Herbarium Lane): 35°22’21.95” N, 82°09’46.18” W