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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4:00 pm

Highlands on the Half-Shell

October 4 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for a Cajun celebration on Sunday, October 4th, at “Highlands on the Half-Shell” to support the Highlands Biological Foundation. Feast on steamed oysters, gumbo, and jambalaya under a canopy of flame-colored leaves. Tickets required.

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