June 28: Help us protect native plants along the Appalachian Trail!

This outing will be from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and carpooling is available. [more


July 25 – 27: Appalachian Barn Photography Workshop

Vivian_James_BarnJoin  us for a weekend long photography workshop with Photographer Don McGowan. We will explore 11 historic and photogenic barns throughout Madison and Haywood County. Participants will create beautiful images and receive a full critique from Don. [more]






September 16 – November 8: Ecology of the Southern Appalachian Mountains Course at OLLI

884Join us for a 6-week course at The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNC Asheville. Our course will cover the geology, hydrology, climatology, biology, and human ecology of the Southern Appalachian Mountains. [more]