Montreat Receives National Wildlife Habitat Award

Montreat Receives National Wildlife Habitat Award

For the 12th straight year Montreat has been recognized as a “Community Wildlife Habitat” by the National Wildlife Federation. The award was made in recognition of the town’s “exceptional action to preserve, enhance, restore and connect...
Autumn is Firewise Season in Montreat

Autumn is Firewise Season in Montreat

Despite all the rain from recent tropical storms, Montreat property owners need to be sure that their grounds are free of fuels that can feed wildfire when drier days return this winter. Montreat Landcare recommends that as seasonal residents visit their homes in...
Montreat Cottagers Receive Wildfire Safety Tips

Montreat Cottagers Receive Wildfire Safety Tips

Thanks to an informative presentation on homeowner best practices for wildfire safety at the 2017 annual meeting of the Montreat Cottagers, Inc., numerous permanent and seasonal residents have stepped up pruning and raking to reduce the store of flammable vegetation...
Montreat Rangers: Last Call for Summer Hikes

Montreat Rangers: Last Call for Summer Hikes

There is still time to hike in the Montreat cove with the wilderness rangers of Montreat Conference Center. The 2017 series of these Tuesday and Thursday adventures ends August 3rd. For a schedule see...
Montreat Trail Club Cookout June 20: Prospective Members Invited!

Montreat Trail Club Cookout June 20: Prospective Members Invited!

The Montreat Trail Club is hosting a Dutch Oven cookout at Monkey’s Bottom along Flat Creek in Montreat on Tuesday, June 20th. The event features grilled burgers and trail club members will be making sides and desserts in traditional Dutch Ovens. This event is...
Montreat 2017 Summer Hikes Begin

Montreat 2017 Summer Hikes Begin

Led by Montreat Conference Center’s ranger team, a series of hikes in and around the Montreat cove begins June 13 and continues through August 3, 2017. The usual schedule is for hikes to be on Tuesday and Thursdays, with both half-day and full-day outings....
Montreat Mayor Proclaims Arbor Day ’17 for April 29

Montreat Mayor Proclaims Arbor Day ’17 for April 29

Mayor Tim Helms has proclaimed April 29, 2017 as Arbor Day for Montreat, North Carolina. The day’s events will be held in conjunction with the Native Plant Sale of the Montreat Landcare Committee. Presentations and information about trees are being provided on...
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