Apr18

Thursday, April 18: Volunteer Work Day with the Forest Restoration Alliance

When:
Where:Waynesville, NC

Join us on Thursday, April 18th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. as we lend a hand to our partners at the Forest Restoration Alliance (FRA) at their research facility in Waynesville, where they are breeding HWA-resistant hemlock trees.

May4

Saturday, May 4: Montreat Native Plant Sale and Arbor Day Celebration

When:
Where:Moore Center Field, Montreat, NC

HRI will be back again this year at the fun event for all ages. You’ll have the opportunity to enhance your own garden spaces and to learn more about plants native to Montreat and those that thrive in our area. The event goes from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Click the link for more info.

May5

Sunday, May 5: Paddler Hemlock Volunteer Treatment Day

When:
Where:Saluda, NC

Join us on Sunday, May 5th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Upper section of the Green River (class III+) for a day of hemlock treatment.

May9

Thursday, May 9: Invasive Species and Forest Management Educational Hike with EcoForesters

When:
Where:Sandy Mush Game Lands

Join staff from HRI and EcoForesters for a guided educational hike at Sandy Mush Game Lands. Learn about invasive plants, invasive insects, and what forestry management tactics are used to control them.

May18

Saturday, May 18: Hemlock Hike at Strawberry Gap Trail with Conserving Carolina

When:
Where:Strawberry Gap Trail

Join staff from HRI and Conserving Carolina for a guided educational hike at Strawberry Gap Trail. Learn about hemlocks, what is threatening them, and what you can do to help. Conserving Carolina will give history on the site we are hiking.

May25

Saturday, May 25: Paddler Hemlock Volunteer Treatment Day

When:
Where:Saluda, NC

Join us on Saturday, May 25th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Upper section of the Green River (class III+) for a day of hemlock treatment.