In accordance with Western Carolina University’s policies in response to COVID-19, the Highlands Biological Station is currently closed to the public, but is open to researchers and faculty on a limited basis. Researchers and faculty interested in reserving research and residential space should contact the HBS office (828-526-2602) for information on availability, rates, and reservations. Field courses, workshops, and HBS Nature Center programming are cancelled for the 2020 season. The HBS Botanical Gardens remain open, except for trails that are closed due to construction.

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Nature 101: Bark & Branches

January 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Don’t let the lack of leaves scare you. Join the Highlands Nature Center to learn how to identify common trees in the winter. We will review a few tricks before exploring the Botanical Gardens and putting our sleuthing skills to work.

Tuesday, January 28th
1 PM to 2 PM
Free, all ages welcome

Meet at the Highlands Nature Center (930 Horse Cove Rd).
The Highlands Biological Station is a multi-campus center of Western Carolina University.

For more information, please call (828) 526-2623.


January 28
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm