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Meet Mountain Bridge

The sun sets over Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area. Donated photo The sun sets over Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area. Donated photo

The last Zahner Conservation Lecture of the year will focus on the Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area of neighboring South Carolina at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, at the Highlands Nature Center in Highlands.


Tim Lee, who has studied and taught as a naturalist and biologist throughout the Southeast for more than 30 years, will give the talk. For the past 22 years, he has been the interpretive ranger/naturalist at Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area, located along the Blue Ridge Escarpment. With high average rainfall, diverse topography and miles of streams and rivers, many species found there are rare within the state. Some are found in few other places in the world.

The program is sponsored by Martha and Michael Dupuis, Monte and Palmer Gaillard, and Melanie and Tom Mauldin, and a small reception will follow.

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