Join Hiking Challenge 6!

Challenge features 8 hikes on protected lands, including beautiful new trails.    The popular White Squirrel Hiking Challenge is back! Participants are invited to take...
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Where Can You Feel at Home?

Volunteers are creating an outdoor community space for Latinx community.  Delia Jovel Dubon. Photo by Alexla Perez-Sanchez. Sometimes, as an immigrant, you’re so focused on...
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Join Us on the Fall Hiking Series!

Our 2021 Fall Hiking Series will take you to Bent Creek, Montreat, Florence Nature Preserve, Headwaters State Forest, and the highest waterfall east of the Rocky Mountains.

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Deep Roots in a Family Forest 

Elaine Friebele and her family are restoring the health of a forest in Fairview that has been in their family for generations. Here’s how they transformed it from a white pine monoculture to a certified sustainable working forest.

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