WNC Nature Center

WNC Nature Center

The WNC Nature Center in Asheville is mourning the passing of its most senior resident. The Nature Center says in a news release its Barred Owl – Artemis – died after spending nearly two decades at the facility.


Just in time for Valentine’s Day, a pair of living teddy bears make their debut at the  Western North Carolina Nature Center in Asheville.     BPR’s Helen Chickering has a preview.

BPR News

The summer’s most anticipated celestial event is almost here.  Big crowds are expected here in Western North Carolina for Monday’s Great American Eclipse.  But as BPR’s Helen Chickering reports, people won’t be the only ones reacting to the dramatic changes in the sky