BREVARD, NC - The Appalachian Trail Conservancy, the Southern Appalachian Wilderness Stewards (SAWS) [a project of The Wilderness Society], and the U.S. Forest Service will provide extensive training in Wilderness management and stewardship at the third annual Wilderness Skills Institute. It will be held from May 20-May 31 at the Cradle of Forestry near Brevard, North Carolina. <br />
The Institute is designed to provide practical information about designated Wilderness, the skills necessary to work effectively in wilderness and the certifications required to implement those skills.<br />
To register or for more information visit www.trailcrews.org/wilderness-skills-institute.
Memorial Day means the beginning of summer for many families, as well as the celebration of those who gave their lives to defend our country. Below is a list of events in the area to celebrate the Memorial Day weekend.