It has been many days since the Asheville area has experienced significant rainfall and we are at a high risk of wildfires due to weather conditions, low humidity and gusty winds.
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Did you know the animals that call the Nature Center home are generally more active during this time of year? Visitors can enjoy watching all the new additions encounter their first winter in Western North Carolina. Check out the WNC Nature Center’s holiday gift guide at wildwnc.org/gift-guide to see all the ways you can support the animals who call the Nature Center home, including symbolic adoptions and purchasing items from the Animal Wishlist and Holiday Giving Tree.
This holiday season the City’s Sustainability Advisory Committee is supporting our community in finding alternatives for holiday gift sourcing. The Holiday Free Store is a fun “shopping” event that is good for your wallet and for the planet.
City of Asheville to Host Open House this week to Create Long-Term Vision for Downtown Patton Avenue
The City of Asheville will host an open house to introduce a new planning project for the downtown Patton Avenue Corridor. This study will create a long-term vision for the area of Patton Avenue that runs from the Jeff Bowen Bridge to its endpoint at Pack Square Plaza.
Learn about projects near your neighborhood as well as programs, studies and updates to city-owned infrastructure and facilities like parks, streets, sidewalks and public works.