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The Blue Ridge Parkway is no ordinary road. With grand mountains on either side, rich Appalachian cultures along the way and stunning landscapes from beginning to end, this is a journey unlike any in the world. But IT TAKES HARD WORK, AMPLE RESOURCES AND STEADY COMMITMENT to maintain this unforgettable… Read More
The Cradle of Forestry in America is a 6500-acre historic site created by Congress in 1968 that commemorates the birthplace of science-based forest management in the United States. The site is open April – November and offers three miles of paved interpretive trails, exhibits, film, music, crafts, education programs,… Read More
MEMBERSHIP – VOLUNTEERISM – FRIENDS of the Blue Ridge Parkway is a non-profit, volunteer and membership organization dedicated to protecting and preserving the Blue Ridge region. Join us today. PO Box 20986, Roanoke, VA 24018. (540) 772-2992. Read More
Volunteers will work in the hydrangea garden from 1 to 4 p.m., March 24-27, at Moses H. Cone Memorial Park in Blowing Rock, N.C. Volunteers can attend all sessions or select specific days. Participants will prune dead wood from the plants and remove debris. Watauga County Extension Agent Paige Patterson… Read More
Volunteers will work in the hydrangea garden from 1 to 4 p.m., March 24-27, at Moses H. Cone Memorial Park in Blowing Rock, N.C. Volunteers can attend all sessions or select specific days. Participants will prune dead wood from the plants and remove debris. Watauga County Extension Agent Paige Patterson… Read More
Volunteers will work in the hydrangea garden from 1 to 4 p.m., March 24-27, at Moses H. Cone Memorial Park in Blowing Rock, N.C. Volunteers can attend all sessions or select specific days. Participants will prune dead wood from the plants and remove debris. Watauga County Extension Agent Paige Patterson… Read More
Volunteers will work in the hydrangea garden from 1 to 4 p.m., March 24-27, at Moses H. Cone Memorial Park in Blowing Rock, N.C. Volunteers can attend all sessions or select specific days. Participants will prune dead wood from the plants and remove debris. Watauga County Extension Agent Paige Patterson… Read More
The WNC Nature Center connects people with the animals and plants of the Southern Appalachian Mountain region by inspiring appreciation, nurturing understanding, and advancing conservation of the region’s rich biodiversity. See 60+ native species in 42 acres of award-winning habitats. Cougars, bears, otters, red wolves & more! Open 361… Read More