Montreat Landcare Offers Springtime Celebrations for All Ages

Montreat Landcare Offers Springtime Celebrations for All Ages

Arbor Day, the annual Native Plant Sale, and Children Outdoors events are part of current Montreat Landcare Committee efforts to serve residents and visitors in our small mountain community this spring. Saturday, April 27, sees a celebration of Montreat’s status...
Home Owner Wildfire Safety Guidelines from Montreat Landcare

Home Owner Wildfire Safety Guidelines from Montreat Landcare

Efforts over the past year to advise homeowners on practices to reduce the risk from wildfires in Montreat have come together in a new Landcare Committee project. Working with the Montreat Tree Board and N.C. Forest Service, members of the community have held...
First-ever Montreat Tree Planning Guide Addresses Public Lands

First-ever Montreat Tree Planning Guide Addresses Public Lands

The Town of Montreat has a brand new “Tree Management Guide” that forms the foundation for an effective, systemic and proactive tree care program along the Town’s rights-of-way and public properties. The guide also contains valuable information concerning topics such...
Montreat Children Outdoors Projects Launched by Landcare

Montreat Children Outdoors Projects Launched by Landcare

In partnership with some of the region’s most successful outdoor education organizations, new and contemporary educational resources for the children of the Montreat community’s residents and visitors have been established under a Montreat Landcare project. ecoEXPLORE...
Montreat 2018 Summer Hikes Run Until August 2nd

Montreat 2018 Summer Hikes Run Until August 2nd

From June 11 through August 2, 2018, public hikes are being led by the Wilderness Ranger team of Montreat Conference Center. Ranging from easy to difficult, and half-day and full-day, this year’s line-up of 30 expertly guided hikes has something for every level...
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...