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.
Thursday, May 2–“Land & Wildlife Management”
David Stewart, Southern Mountains Land Management Biologist with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission will speak on land and wildlife management practices and their importance. In Transylvania County, he works closely with Pisgah National Forest, DuPont State Forest, Headwaters State Forest and the Toxaway Game Land. Land management practices deal with topics such as controlled burns, harvesting timber, road maintenance and habitat manipulation. Wildlife management includes surveys and monitoring of animals, as well as hunting. He will also address the differences in state forest land, state park land, national forest land and game lands management and the role the NC Wildlife Resources Commission plays.
Thursday, June 6–“Understanding the Misunderstood Black Bear”
Thursday, July 4–NO PROGRAM