212 S Gaston St
Brevard, NC 28712
Discover Natural Transylvania is a monthly program series at the Transylvania County Library exploring the place where we live, work, and play. Presenters include experts in the fields of ecology, biology, geology, flora, fauna, outdoor recreation, and more. The programs are on the first Thursday evening of most months at 6:30 pm in the Rogow Room. Each program lasts approximately one hour. Light refreshments are provided. These free programs are supported by the Friends of the Library. There will not be an October program because of Book Sale set-up.
Thursday, March 1–6:30 pm “Appalachian Wilderness, Keeping It Wild”, with Bill Hodge, Executive Director of Southern Appalachian Wilderness Stewards (SAWS).
Thursday, April 5–6:30 pm “Land Conservation in Transylvania County: Protecting Agriculture & Natural Heritage” with Torry Nergart, Conservation Easement Manager with Conserving Carolina. Please note: Program change.
Thursday, May 3–6:30 pm “Heirloom Herbals” with Laura Gardner, Certified Clinical Herbalist.
Thursday, June 7–6:30 pm “Pollinators” with R.K. Young.
Thursday, July 5–6:30 pm “The Carolina Northern Flying Squirrel–Our Sky Island Sentinel” with Sue Cameron, Wildlife Biologist, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Thursday, August 2–6:30 pm “Southern Highlands Reserve: Stewards of Conservation, Education, and Restoration in Southern Appalachians” with Kelly Holdbrooks, Executive Director, Southern Highlands Reserve.
Thursday, September 6–7:30 pm (special time) “Transylvania Skies” with Bob Hayward, Astronomer/Educator, Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute.
Thursday, October 4–NO PROGRAM, Friends of the Library Book Sale set-up.
Thursday, November 1–6:30 pm TBA.
Thursday, December 6–6:30 pm TBA.