RMR-076: Meet Jess Schaner, Roan Mountain Naturalist for the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy for 2017

Meet the Southern Appalachian Highlands Roan Naturalist for 2017 S.A.H.C. Roan Naturalist Jess Schaner One foggy afternoon I met Jess Schaner on the Appalachian Trail at Carver’s Gap. She was on the job. Her job is to meet visitors to the Roan Highlands … Continue reading

RMR-074: Nature Hike Bingo with Ranger Meg Guy – A great way to get Kids out in the Woods

Nature Hike Bingo! with Ranger Meg Guy 8:30 Saturday at the Friends of Roan Mountain 59th Annual Spring Naturalists’ Rally Register and Pay Online !  What a great idea! This is a fun game to teach kids about the outdoors. … Continue reading

RMR-072: Great Graminoids – A closer look at the Grassy Balds with Jamey Donaldson

  Great Graminoids !   I’ll bet you didn’t know you were in the middle of some graminoids on your last hike over Round Bald. Our favorite botanist, Jamey Donaldson, presented Great Graminoids at the Winter Naturalists’ Rally last month. With his … Continue reading

RMR-071: Winter Naturalists’ Rally Preview with Cindy Barrett on the Gray’s Lily Leaf Spot Disease Research

RMR-071: Winter Naturalists’ Rally Preview with Cindy Barrett on the Gray’s Lily Leaf Spot Disease Research “Gray’s Lily Leaf Spot Disease – Impact and Assessment” Gray’s Lily Researcher and Graduate Student, Cindy Barrett will discuss her  findings at the Winter … Continue reading

RMR-070: Winter Rally Preview with Archeologist Dr. Jay Franklin

RMR-070: Winter Rally Preview with Archaeologist Dr. Jay Franklin Saturday, February 11 Friends of Roan Mountain present the 10th Annual Winter Naturalists Rally Winter Rally information and registration Dr. Jay Franklin will present the findings from some of his discoveries … Continue reading