Montreat Citizen Scientists Perform Tree Inventory

Montreat Citizen Scientists Perform Tree Inventory

When over a dozen citizens volunteer to monitor tree health, and all show up for training on a very cold April morning with snow flurries blowing, it could be considered a good sign of the larger community’s concern for its woodlands. As one of 87 official Tree Cities...
Montreat Landcare Outdoors Guide and Map Available

Montreat Landcare Outdoors Guide and Map Available

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...
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...