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WNC Nature Center

About

The Western North Carolina Nature Center connects people with the animals and plants of the Southern Appalachian Mountain region by inspiring appreciation, nurturing understanding, and advancing conservation of the region’s rich biodiversity.

The WNC Nature Center is home to 60 species of wildlife that live or have lived in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Learn more about the natural history of each species and the unique biographies of the wildlife that call the Nature Center home.

Recent Blog Posts

STROLL THE STREETS Stroll the streets of Downtown Waynesville and Historic Frog Level District for Art After Dark, an event held on first Fridays
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so why not put it to the test? There are so many sights to see
Whether you are a hiking pro or new to the climbs, it’s important to make sure you’re fully prepared before you explore. Here in