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Landing the big one: Rise in trout fishing supports outdoor economy

Originially published by The Mountaineer  Haywood County ranks in the top five most popular counties for trout fishing in North Carolina, which contributes $1.38 billion annually to the state’s economy, according to a comprehensive study that analyzed the economic impact of trout fishing.   The newly-released study was developed by the […]


Adventure awaits with Base Camp Cullowhee

Base Camp Cullowhee is an outdoor program offered within WCU Campus Recreation and Wellness. The program offers a wide array of services to help students connect with the outdoors. Base Camp Cullowhee hosts a multitude of events throughout the year including the annual Tuck River Clean-Up which saw nearly 900 […]


Release – WCU to host new organic gardening class open to the community

Release: Meredith Oakley, moakley@wcu.edu, 828.227.3069 CULLOWHEE – Western Carolina University’s Division of Educational Outreach will present Getting the Most Out of Organic Gardening, a 5-week workshop beginning March 28 and running through April. 25, 2023 on Tuesday nights from 6:00-8:00 pm in room 143 of WCU’s Cordelia Camp Building. The […]