Upcoming Events

Board of Adjustments Meeting
355 Vanderbilt Road, Biltmore Forest NC
Town Hall
Monday, April 22, 2019
4:00 PM6:00 PM
Design Review Board Meeting
355 Vanderbilt Rd Asheville NC 28803
Town Hall
Thursday, April 25, 2019
5:30 PM6:30 PM
First Annual Arbor Day Event
Rosebank Park
Saturday, April 27, 2019
10:00 AM12:00 PM

Please join us for an exciting event on Saturday, April 27th from 10am-12pm at Rosebank Park for the Town’s first annual Arbor Day event!

From 10am-11am, Smokey the Bear will be our special guest for the children! Get your picture taken or give Smokey a high five to prevent forest fires!

In addition, for the children, there will be a scavenger hunt, rock painting, a leaf rubbing activity, coloring, and Itea bed planting.  

Drake Fowler will be speaking from the NC Arboretum. Mr. Fowler will speak about native trees and invasive species. He will also provide an overview of the NC Arboretum’s various activities and offerings. Town Arborist and employee, Charles Tesner will also be introduced and welcomes questions from the public. 

The Town will also provide Sugar maple and Northern Red Oak saplings free of charge. Water and coffee will be provided from Dynamite Roasting Company. A “create your own” trail mix table will also be available. We hope to see you there!

 

10:00 AM

 

Concurrent Session 1

-Drake Fowler, CFO NC Arboretum, will deliver first speech regarding native trees and invasive species, and provide an overview of Arboretum activities and offerings.

-Invasive species identification table, possible boxwood blight info table

-NC Arboretum, Cooperative Extension, Tree Protection ordinance pamphlets available for pickup at table

-Introduction of Charles Tesner, Town Arborist

 

Concurrent Session 2 (Kid Activities)

-Itea bed planting

-Scavenger hunt #1 (green drawstring back pack for first place winner)

-Rock painting

-Smokey the Bear (photos, hi-fives, etc)

-Bark/leaf rubbing activity

-coloring sheet station

 

10:30 AM (Kid activities likely still occurring during this time)

 

-Ceremonial tree planting (linden tree from Art) 

-Tree planting performed by Mayor, Drake Fowler, kid volunteers, and any others who’d like to help

11:00 AM

Concurrent Session 1

-Drake Fowler, CFO NC Arboretum, will deliver first speech regarding native trees and invasive species, and provide an overview of Arboretum activities and offerings.

-Invasive species identification table, possible boxwood blight info table

-NC Arboretum, Cooperative Extension, Tree Protection ordinance pamphlets available for pickup at table

-Introduction of Charles Tesner, Town Arborist

 

Concurrent Session 2 (Kid Activities)

-Itea bed planting

-Scavenger hunt #1 (green drawstring back pack for first place winner)

-Rock painting

-Bark/leaf rubbing activity

-coloring sheet station

 

Board of Commissioners Meeting
355 Vanderbilt Road
Biltmore Forest Town Hall
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
4:30 PM6:00 PM
Design Review Board Meeting
355 Vanderbilt Rd Asheville NC 28803
Town Hall
Thursday, May 16, 2019
5:30 PM6:30 PM
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