Montreat Monthly Meeting

Montreat Landcare Monthly Meeting Invitation via Zoom Time: Nov 4, 2020 09:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85007093590?pwd=QlFDZlJjd0RucWJwcnRDR01RbUlaQT09 Meeting ID: 850 0709 3590 Passcode: 047301 Click here for full...
Montreat Citizen Scientists Unlocking Flat Creek Treasures

Montreat Citizen Scientists Unlocking Flat Creek Treasures

The cool clear waters of Flat Creek are valued by residents and visitors alike in Montreat. People of all ages find enjoyment in exploring and fishing in the creek, gain inspiration through its ever-changing sights and sounds, and learn and connect with the natural...
Family Outdoor Fun in Montreat

Family Outdoor Fun in Montreat

Families seeking quality outdoor experiences in Montreat, with a little education as a bonus, will want to take advantage of Montreat Landcare’s Children Outdoors project and its three components. First, ecoEXPLORE is an incentive-based citizen science program...

Resources for Native Plants & Fire-Resistant Landscaping

Resources for Native Plants and Landscaping from the NC Extension Service and the NC Forest Service are available with links below. These are also linked in project pages of this website. See Landscaping with Native Plants and Fire-Resistant Landscaping.
Launch of Montreat Beautiful Day

Launch of Montreat Beautiful Day

“Montreat Beautiful Day” Launched as Stay-in-Place Web Page to Connect with Outdoors   Spring is a wonderful time for making new connections with the natural world. While we are practicing stay-at-home behaviors during the coronavirus pandemic, it is still...
North Carolina Forest Service Assessment: High Fire Risk for Montreat

North Carolina Forest Service Assessment: High Fire Risk for Montreat

Narrow roads, heavy vegetation, and homes built of more combustible materials are some of the factors that went into an N.C. Forest Service March 3, 2020 assessment of our community’s level of risk for wildfire. It was done as part of the community’s developing...
Bearwise Presentation

Bearwise Presentation

Be Bearwise IN Montreat! Attend a presentation to answer your questions on living with Bears as Neighbors. Come, October 22 at 5:00 – 6:00 PM. Ashley Hobbs , Biologist with the NC Wildlife Resources Commission will  speak. Download and print the flier...
Fall Firewise information

Fall Firewise information

The greatest fire threat in the Montreat Cove is leaves. As you work on developing your own strategies for dealing with leaves and reducing the threat in your year the Montreat Landcare committee wants to share some resources with you. Click here to view and print out...
Firewise Reminder

Firewise Reminder

Montreat’sFirewise Initiative: Montreat has plenty of fuel for a fast-spreading wildfire – in particular, leaves, mountain laurel, and rhododendron. Our initiative is designed to raise awareness among Montreat residents and to encourage each other to do what we can to...