Western North Carolina Nature Centre

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United States of America - North Carolina - Asheville

Institution Code: NCNC

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Western North Carolina Nature Centre

The WNC Nature Center is a living museum of plants and animals native to the Appalachian region. Our purpose is to increase public awareness and understanding of all aspects of the natural environment of Western North Carolina through hands-on and sensory experiences.

Main Address:
Western North Carolina Nature Centre
75 Gashes Creek Road
North Carolina 28805 United States of America

Telephone: (828) 298-5600
Fax: (828) 298-2644
URL: http://wildwnc.org/
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Christopher Gentile, Director
    Curator's Name: Jesse Paden, Exhibits Curator
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Other
  • Date founded: 1980
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: 35.5760800
    Longitude: -82.4962630
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Campanula, trees and shrubs.

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes