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Friends of DuPont Announce the DuPont Forest Festival

On National Public Lands Day, Saturday September 22, 2018 Friends of DuPont Forest will launch the first ever DuPont Forest Festival, an event celebrating the adventure, wildness, and beauty of DuPont State Recreational Forest. "We envision…
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Henderson County Wildlife Series

Alan Cameron, volunteer with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission and current Board Member of Friends of DuPont Forest, presents a six week wildlife series.
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A Bounty for Wildlife

While November marks the time we prepare our tables for season of Thanksgiving, the NC Wildlife Resource Commission has prepared food plots for wildlife in Western North Carolina. Friends of DuPont Forest is pleased to present A Bounty…

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…
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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…
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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…

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…
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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…
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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…

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…

Forest is expanded with addition of 476 acre "doughnut hole"

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and DuPont have completed the company’s donation of 476 acres inside DuPont State Recreational Forest to the state. The property, commonly known as the “doughnut hole,” was the…

Public Comment and Fact Sheet About Remediation at DuPont Donut Hole

The plan for remediation at the donut hole inside DuPont Forest is nearing final approval.  A public comment period is open from October 21 to December 5. The recent Public Notice from NC Waste Management includes an extensive Fact Sheet…

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