Tue09302014

     Subscribe  |  Contact  |  Advertise  |  RSS Feed Other Publications

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 14:16

Spring celebration planned for Parkway

Written by 

Live raptors, green building and spring flowers will all be part of the Blue Ridge Parkway’s Greening of the Parkway special event, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Blue Ridge Parkway Visitor Center. 

In this combined celebration of Earth Day, National Park Week and National Junior Ranger Day, visitors can learn how to landscape with native species, see spring animal babies, see a live raptor demonstration, tour a LEED-certified building, learn about sustainability and green building practices, check out the Parkway’s new green vehicles, learn about the Junior Ranger program and hike on a Kids in Parks TRACK Trail. 

Free, with food from Webo’s BBQ available for purchase. 828.298.5330, ext. 304. 

blog comments powered by Disqus
Read 896 times

Media

blog comments powered by Disqus

This Must Be the Place

  • This must be the place

    art theplaceIt’s a lot harder than it looks. Stepping up to the first tee of the disc golf course at Grand Targhee Resort in Alta, Wyo., I was handed what looked like a smaller, heavier, more defined type of Frisbee. It was my first time ever playing it, and first time actually hearing about the sport. 

    Written on Wednesday, 24 September 2014 15:05 Read more...