Saving the Endangered Bats of Grandfather Mountain
Blowing Rock Art & History Museum, 159 Ginny Stevens Ln, Blowing Rock, NC
Date: 07/18/2019 - 07/18/2019
Starts: 11 am
Ends: 12 pm
The Blue Ridge Conservancy and our local, state and federal partners worked to permanently protect the habitat of the endangered Virginia Big-Eared Bat in the Grandfather Mountain corridor. To celebrate this amazing conservation success, Appalachian State University’s Documentary Film Services produced a short film to tell the story.
About the Speaker
Nikki Robinson is a local conservationist who has a passion for nature and outdoor recreation. She works for Blue Ridge Conservancy, a nonprofit land trust focusing on protecting natural resources in the High Country. Her role at BRC is the Communications and Outreach Associate, and she spends a lot of her time educating the public to understand the benefits and support the need for land conservation. She is happy to call Western North Carolina home and appreciates the natural and cultural history of the Appalachian Mountains.
This event is free for members, and $5 for nonmembers.