Friday Evening Programs, May 12th
Join BRDC astronomer Evan Worrell for a exploration of the stars. Activities begin at 8:30PM at the Community Center.
Take a walk through the woods to explore the dark forest. Meet at the Grindstone Campground parking lot at 8:30PM to begin our trek. Hopefully we will cross paths with owls, salamanders and other creatures of the night.
Saturday Evening Programs, May 13th
Join BRDC astronomer Evan Worrell for a exploration of the stars. Activities begin at 8:30PM at the Grindstone Campground parking lot.
Northern Saw-whet Owl Walk
Dr. Ashley Peele (VA Tech) will lead a program to learn more about the Northern Saw-whet Owl, a species believed to still be breeding in the Mt. Rogers area. Meet at the Grindstone Campground parking lot at 8:30PM. We will have opportunities to hear several other owl species, including Great-horned Owl, Barred Owl, and Eastern Screech Owl. Be prepared to hike.
CONSIDER SUPPORTING THE RALLY
The Mount Rogers Naturalist Rally is a grand tradition that dates back to 1974. Over the years it has gone through many changes but the root goal has stayed the same: to connect our community to one of the most spectacular landscapes on Earth. If you would like to see this tradition continue for the next generation please consider making a donation to support the Rally.