Montreat Native Plant Sale and Arbor Day Coming April 28th!

Montreat Native Plant Sale and Arbor Day Coming April 28th!

The Sixth Annual Montreat Native Plant Sale and Arbor Day Celebration will take place on Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. at Moore Field, next to Lake Susan in Montreat. The Native Plant Sale is a unique opportunity to shop for indoor and outdoor...
New Landcare Brochure Features Special Outdoor Places in Montreat

New Landcare Brochure Features Special Outdoor Places in Montreat

The natural features of the Montreat Cove can enrich anyone’s visit or residence here. The mountains, woodlands and waters are part of the community’s cultural, environmental and economic well-being, and constitute a “green infrastructure” that sustains and enriches...
Winter Is Time to Watch for Woolly Adelgids on Montreat Hemlocks

Winter Is Time to Watch for Woolly Adelgids on Montreat Hemlocks

Hemlock trees are an iconic symbol of Montreat. Yet they are endangered and are being destroyed locally and across our region by a tiny insect, the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (Adelges tsugae), which was introduced accidentally from southern Japan. Winter is the time when...
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...
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