Highlands Biological Station is open to visitors. Masks are still required in the Nature Center, but are no longer required on campus, including the Botanical Garden. Highlands Biological Station is offering academic and public programming this summer. For the safety of the HBS summer community, before being permitted to work or study at HBS prospective summer students, teaching faculty, and researchers must provide documentation of (1) having received a Covid-19 vaccine or (2) a negative Covid-19 test taken within 3 days of planned arrival.

Community Partners

The Highlands Biological Station relies on partnerships at the local, state, and national level to meet our mission. Click on each logo to learn more about each of our partners and stay tuned for updates on our partner projects!

For more information on partnering with HBS, please email our Associate Director at jlove@wcu.edu