Entries by Sara Landry

Tour de Falls Announcement

As President of Friends of DuPont Forest, I would like to explain the reasons why our Board of Directors made the decision to cancel the Fall 2017 Tour de Falls. The Tour has been our signature event for over ten years, and has served thousands of residents who are not able to walk or ride […]


Fireflies, Glow-worms, and Lightning Bugs

Meet the Author – Lynn Frierson Faust Presentation and Book Signing   Tuesday, August 1, 2017  @ 7:00PM Transylvania County Library Rogow Room 22 South Gaston Street, Brevard, NC  Lynn Frierson Faust is the author of the new field guide, Fireflies, Glow-worms , and Lightning Bugs: Identification and Natural History of the Fireflies of the […]


Green Salamander Walk & Talk

Western North Carolina boasts 50 species of salamanders including the endangered green salamander found in DuPont Forest. On July 13 Friends of DuPont Forest will host a Green Salamander Walk and Talk. When? July 13, @ 9:30am Where? Aleen Steinberg Visitor Center Classroom at the High Falls Parking Lot The event will start with a […]

Chestnut Trees in DuPont State Forest

The progress of national and local efforts to develop blight-resistant chestnut trees will be outlined Friday, June 23, at 1:30 p.m. at the Cedar Mountain Community Center. The event is open to the public and sponsored the Friends of DuPont Forest. Don Surrette, a native of Transylvania County and board member of the Carolina chapter […]


DuPont Trails Day 6.3.17

National Trails Day this Sat (6.3.17). To celebrate Friends of DuPont Forest is hosting Dupont Trails Day and you’re invited. Our parking lot hosts at Corn Mill Shoals, Lake Imaging, and Guion can answer questions about the Forest and how you can get involved. They will also have National Geographic maps, suggested routes booklets, and […]


Friends of DuPont Forest Night

  Join us at Sanctuary Brewing for Friends of DuPont Forest Night. 10% of proceeds go to Friends of DuPont Forest because the folks at Sanctuary Brewing Company are awesome! We’ll use that money to help maintain the 80+ miles of trails in DuPont Forest and to launch edcuation and research projects. #science! Everyone is welcome […]

Forest announces temporary trail closures to protect blue ghost fireflies

RALEIGH – DuPont State Recreational Forest (DSRF) will be closing several trails at the High Falls Access Area to prevent further impacts to blue ghost firefly populations.  The closures will take place at night from approximately mid-May through early June. Visitors are welcome to explore and enjoy the forest at all access areas until 10 […]