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Living in the Mountains: Coping with Loss of Electricity

February 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Sponsored by NC Cooperative Extension and the Transylvania County Library, Living in the Mountains is a five-part educational series exploring the unique challenges and opportunities of living in the mountains of Western North Carolina.

Part Four: Coping with Loss of Electricity

Worried about saying the “S” word this winter? Having not experienced snow in the mountains, one might be concerned about travel, damage and loss of electricity. Join us and learn how to prepare for winter weather including packing an emergency kit that can support everyone in your household for at least 3 days. What is your alternative power source for light, heat and cooking, and is it a safe one? How long can meats last in a freezer? Do you know the signs of hypothermia and what to do to keep warm? Learn these tips and more in Part 4 of our Living in the Mountains series.

We hope you’ll join us for the remainder of the series:

  • Part 5: Wildlife Control for Your Landscape  •  February 21 at 12:00 pm

These events will take place in person, in the Library’s Rogow Room.  Can’t make it in person?  Join the program via Zoom.


February 14
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Rogow Community Room, Transylvania County Library
212 South Gaston Street
Brevard, NC 28712 United States

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212 S Gaston St, Brevard, NC 28712