Join Haywood County Recreation for two guided hikes in February, offering a chance to connect with fellow hikers and explore new trails with experienced local guides.

      HAYWOOD — Two guided bird watching trips are coming up this month as part of Haywood County’s outdoor recreation series.

        ASHEVILLE — The WNC Nature Center has reopened its Appalachian Station, the indoor exhibit building that houses 34 reptiles and amphibians, after being closed for 15 months due to COVID.

          VIRTUAL — Learn about the Appalachian tradition of hunting ginseng and threats it faces from poaching with the virtual program called “Roots in Appalachia: Ginseng in Western North Carolina” held at 6:30 p.m. June 14.