Archive of Past Events: 2009-2010

 A Grayson Co., Va. meadow along highway 16. 12-5-2010 ©Devin Floyd
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2009 - 2010 Activities, SW Virginia:

December 2, 2010. Grayson County High School, BRDC meets with the ECO club. Presentation on the New River Plateau, ecological treasures. We secured a partnership, and began discussions on visiting Blue Ridge treasures in 2011 to conduct BRDC's "Site-Section" project.


December 2, 2010. Tree Program Initiated at Grayson Highlands School. Students help BRDC volunteers plant 9 trees at the newly opened school. This marks the beginning of what will likely be a lasting and exciting partnership! 
For a review of this effort: LINK

November 19, 2010. Two SWVA Boy Scout Troups secured the promise of two Blue Ridge Discovery Volunteers to help them with their Tracking Merit Badge work. For details on this two-part event: LINK


October 2, 2010. Flat Rock Church, geology presentation. Fred Newcomb offers a wonderful description of local geology, provides hands-on components, and fields questions. Article covering this event: LINK


August 28, 2010: BRDC offers fun hands-on activities at the Matthews Living History Farm Museum in Grayson County, Virginia. Article covering this event: LINK










July 3, 2010: Independence Day Celebration. Independence, Virginia.
Article covering this event: LINK


June 12, 2010: A Wildflower Expedition to the Mount Rogers Area.
Article covering this outing: LINK

June 6, 2010. Expedition to The Nature Conservancy's Bluff Mountain Preserve, an ecological wonderland in NW North Carolina. Cancelled.

May 26th, 2010: Cumberland Knob field trip.

Article covering this outing: LINK

May 22, 2010: A Wildflower Expedition to the Mount Rogers Area, Whitetop Mtn.
Article covering this outing: LINK  


May 2, 2010A Wildflower Expedition to the Mount Rogers Area, Grindstone Campground.
 Article covering this outing: LINK 

April 22, 2010: The Galax Crossroads Event
Article covering this event: LINK

April 22, 2010: Earth Day at the Dunson farm.
Article covering this event: LINK

April 11, 2010: Birdhouse installation at Mountain View Elementary School
Article covering this event: LINK

November 6, 2009 - Forever Wild: A Celebration of Wilderness with Walkin' Jim Stoltz.
Article covering this event: LINK

October 3, 2009: Music on the Lawn at the Davis Bourne Inn
Article covering this event: LINK

September 15, 2009: Mountain View Elementary School
Article covering this event: LINK