Mountain Wildlife Days

BIRD WALK LED BY EXPERT FROM HIGHLANDS PLATEAU AUDUBON SOCIETY.

THIS ORGANIZATION SERVES THE HIGHLANDS-CASHIERS AREA AND ARE DEDICATED T0 PROVIDING OPPORTUNITIES TO ENJOY AND LEARN MORE ABOUT BIRDS AND OTHER WILDLIFE. THEIR WALK IS OPEN TO “ALL” WHO WOULD LIKE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT LOCAL BIRDS.

  
HIKES TO PANTHERTOWN LED AND ARRANGED BY MIKE KETTELES,

NOTED HIKING EXPERT AND MEMBER OF FRIENDS OF PANTHERTOWN.  POPULAR HIKE TO ELBOW FALLS IN DEVIL’S ELBOW AREA OF PANTHERTOWN IS ON RESERVATION ONLY BASIS AND SIGN-UPS ARE REQUIRED AT SV COMMUNITY CENTER

WILDLIFE WONDERS….

TWO PROGRAMS BY THE NORTH GEORGIA ZO0’S “WILDLIFE WONDERS” WILL BY FEATURED AT THE 2015 MOUNTAIN WILDLIFE  DAYS.  ON FRIDAY, “ALL GOD’S CREATURES” UNIQUE PROGRAM WILL HIGHLIGHT 6 OR 7 ANIMALS FROM THE NORTH GEORGIA ZOO WHO WILL ALSO PROVIDE 7-8 EXOTIC “ANIMALS FROM AROUND THE WORLD” FOR A MAJOR PRESENTATION ON SATURDAY.
  

BILL LEA…

WIDELY KNOWN AS A BLACK BEAR EXPERT, BILL IS ALSO NOTED FOR HIS OUTSTANDING PHOTOGRAPHY OF “WILD LIVES” AND “WILD PLACES”.  IN ADDITION, LEA IS AN ACCLAIMED COMMENTATOR WITH UNIQUE INSIGHTS ON WILDLIFE AND WILD PLACES ALONG WITH A PASSION FOR GOD AND HIS CREATION. AS ONE OF OUR EXHIBITORS, LEA WILL HAVE A WIDE SELECTION OF HIS OUTSTANDING PHOTOGRAPHS ON SALE FOR MWD ATTENDEES.


STEVE O’NEIL…

KNOWN AS A “WILDLIFE WARRIOR”, STEVE PROVIDES A WIDE ASSOREMENT OF REPTILES, AMPHIBIANS ALONG WITH HIS UNIUQE MUSICAL TALENT.  A POPULAR PRESENTER THROUGHOUT WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA, O’NEIL WILL SHARE HIS INSIGHTS AND PASSION FOR CARING FOR OUR ENVIORNMENT.

MICHAEL SKINNER…

MICHAEL IS THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE BALSAM MOUNTAIN NATURE CENTER.  PRIOR TO COMING TO BALSAM MOUNTAIN, HE WAS THE EMMY NOMINATED HOST OF ‘GEORGIA OUTDOORS” ON GEORGIA PUBLIC TELEVISION. SKINNER IS AN EXPERIENCED FIELD ECOLOGIST, NATURE PHOTOGRAPHER, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATOR. MUSICIAN AND WILL  SHARE SOME OF HIS MULTI-TALENTS WITH THE MWD AUDIENCE ALONG WITH A CLOSE UP LOOK AT “HOPE”, HIS AMERICAN BALD EAGLE AND OTHER BIRDS OF PREY.

NANCY BROWN….

NANCY IS THE COMPASSIONATE DIRECTOR OF FULL MOON FARM, AN ORGANIZATION DEDICATED TO THE WELL BEING OF THE WOLFDOG (WOLF HYBRID).  SITUATED ON 17 BEAUTIFUL MOUNTAIN ACRES IN BLACK MOUNTAIN, NANCY AND HER STAFF PROVIDE REFUGE FOR ABANDONED AND SOMETIMES ABUSED WOLF DOGS WHO FIND THEMSELVES IN NEED OF LOVE, SHELTER AND CARE THROUGH NO FAULT OF THEIR OWN.  NANCY BELIEVES THEY ARE ALL GOD’S CREATURES AND WORTHY OF A LIFETIME OF RESPECT.  



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2015 Mountain Wildlife Days