NCWRC offering free outdoor workshops in March

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Learn survival skills like fire-starting and shelter-building, as well as others, at one of the workshops offered by NCWRC in March.

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education is offering free outdoor-related workshops for people of all ages and skill levels throughout the month of March. Online registration is required for the workshops, which are open on a first-come, first-served basis.

March 13, March 23 and March 31 – Intro to Fly-Fishing from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Open to ages 12 and older.

March 16 and March 25 – Nature Nuts: Skunks from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Open to ages four to seven.

March 16 and March 25 – Eco Explorers: Compass from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Open to ages eight to 13.

March 16 – Birding Hike from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Open to ages 14 and older.

March 17 – On the Water: Little River from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Open to ages 12 and older.

March 18 – Casting for Beginners: Level I from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Open to ages 12 and older.

March 30 – Outdoor Skills – Fire and Shelter Building from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Open to ages 12 and older.

The Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education is located near Brevard, just south of Asheville, by the Davidson River in Transylvania County. The center features nature trails and five large aquariums representing aquatic mountain habitats. The center is open from 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Monday through Saturday from April through November and then Monday through Friday from December through March.

For more information on the Commission’s wildlife education centers and other activities and events, including these outdoor workshops, visit

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