December 30th Walking With Bartram – Section 3: Warwoman Dell to Wilson Gap

Warwoman Dell

***RSVP for this hike is closed as of 12/20. We've had great interest in these hikes, which is wonderful! But, logistics and planning for this can only support so many folks. We are working on how we can expand these hiking opportunities. One more time to get out of the house and add a great […]

February 21st, 2023: The Forest That Was – A Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest Hike

Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest 5410 Joyce Kilmer Rd, Robbinsville, NC, United States

UPDATED 2/10: RSVP for this event is now closed. Thank you all for your enthusiastic interest in this hike! We'll do more of these in the future. We've been wanting to mix things up a bit and this one still resonates with our inner-Bartram, as this is a special place in Western North Carolina, representing […]

March 8th, 2023: International Women’s Day Hike at Warwoman Dell

Warwoman Dell

Please join Erin Hadjidakis for a hike and discussion at Warwoman Dell to celebrate International Women's Day. Erin is a board member with the Blue Ridge Bartram Trail Conservancy and works as a Park Ranger at Tallulah Gorge State Park. We will talk about the history of International Women's Day, the women of Warwoman Dell, […]

Visit with Dr. Dan Pittillo at Nodding Trillium Garden

Nodding Trillium Garden 601 Cane Creek Road, Sylva, NC, United States

RSVP for this event is now closed (3/13). We're excited to be able to visit with Dr. Dan Pittillo at his Family's Nature Preserve and Nodding Trillium Garden to see some early spring flowers. Dr. Pittillo will lead us on a short walk along the Nodding Trillium Garden Loop trail, which is relatively short in […]

William Bartram’s Birthday Celebration and Franklinia Planting

Otto Post Office 8491 Georgia Rd, Otto, NC, United States

Join us for William Bartram's birthday celebration and franklinia planting at plant whisperer Jack Johnston's nursery in Otto, NC for this very special event. Jack is a propagator extraordinaire of Franklinia, Mountain Camellias, and much, much more. Not only we will learn about the natural history of these species, but plant some in Bartram's honor! […]

“Rural Runners” – Documentary Screening and Discussion with Chloe Maxim & Canyon Woodward

Cowee School 51 Cowee School Dr., Franklin, NC

Please join us for our next Bartram Writers Series event including a screening of the documentary Rural Runners at the Cowee School on Saturday, May 20. After the screening, Brent Martin will host a Q&A discussion with its authors, Chloe Maxim and Canyon Woodward. Rural Runners is a short documentary, 28 minutes, and a labor […]

May 21, 2023: The History of Franklinia Alatamaha at Winding Stair Nursery

Winding Stair Nursery 57 Saunders Road, Franklin, NC, United States

Brent Martin of the Blue Ridge Bartram Trail Conservancy and co-owner of Alarka Expeditions will present The History of Franklinia Alatamaha or Franklin tree, so named after Benjamin Franklin. This event will be held at Winding Stair Nursery in Franklin, NC on Sunday, May 21st. The event starts at 2pm and is free to the […]

June 2, 2023: The River Runs On – Documentary Screening

Macon County Public Library 149 Siler Farm Road, Franklin, NC, United States

Please join us in exploring the Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests through the new feature documentary, The River Runs On. The hourlong screening will begin at 7pm with a Q&A following with the filmmaker, Garrett Martin. This is a free event with a suggested donation of $10 going towards the distribution expenses of the film. […]

Caminata en Dick’s Creek Falls 29 de Julio / Dicks Creek Falls Hike July 29th

Warwoman Dell

29 de Julio alas 10:00am-2:00pm July 29th from 10:00am-2:00pm Ubicación y más detailes: Location and details: Dirigido por uno de nuestros voluntarios del programa juvenil, Estela Acevedo Ruiz, este evento contará con interpretaciones traducidas en español de la flora local, fauna y paisaje locales que William Bartram escribio durante su tiempo en el oeste de […]

Geologic Hike to Scaly Mountain with Dr. Dan Pittillo

Hickory Knut Gap Road

We're in for a special short hike and grateful for Dr. Dan Pittillo to be able to lead us and share his thoughts and understanding on the geologic history and current activity of these wonderful southern Appalachians. You may be surprised to learn these mountains are still rising! We're planning to meet at the Hickory […]