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Mountain Wild!


Asheville, NC
City or Town
Population: 87236
Certified | Active
Certified Since:8/14/2018

At over 2,000ft of elevation and with a population of 89,000, Asheville teems with wildlife and wild people that play in the mountains as well as the French Broad and Swannanoa Rivers and study at UNC-Asheville and Warren Wilson College. Asheville is not only boasts vibrant art and outdoor cultures, but it is also a wildlife mecca -home to the Biltmore Estate (the largest private residence in the US), the NC Arboretum, The WNC Nature Center and the Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests that contain over one million acres of public land. Western North Carolina is the salamander capital of the world, and the mountains offer plentiful habitat for bears, foxes, raccoons and hundreds of species of flora and fauna. We are a loving community of truly wild life.

My Certified Wildlife Habitats

3 Habitats

My Annual Re-Certification Points

60% Complete
18 / 30

Community Spotlight

Kenilworth Neighborhood Association

The Kenilworth Neighborhood shares milkweed seeds with the community, sprouting dozens of newly improved wildlife habitat gardens!

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