Highlands Biological Station buildings remain closed to visitors with the exception of limited visitor hours for the Nature Center.  HBS Botanical Garden trails remain open, and in accordance with University policy masks and physical distancing are required on the HBS campus.  Highlands Biological Station currently plans to offer academic and public programming in summer 2021, observing University mandated Covid-19 safety protocols.  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.  Please see the HBS website for full summer 2021 Covid-19 safety policies and procedures, and bear in mind that University policy and HBS program plans are subject to change in light of developments with the pandemic this spring. 

About the Foundation

Grants in Aid of Research

 For over 50 years the Highlands Biological Foundation, Inc. has provided grants in support of scientific research, bringing graduate students and research scientists to Highlands from all over the country.

Foundation Events

Throughout the year the Highlands Biological Foundation hosts events to support and raise funds for the three pillars of the Highland Biological Station: The Nature Center, Botanical Garden and Laboratory. Your participation allows for the care and expansion of the Botanical Garden’s plant collection, improvements to the exhibits and programs of the Nature Center, and support for research and education conducted through the Laboratory.

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Annual Meeting Minutes

Review the minutes from the Foundation’s annual membership meeting.

Foundation Newsletter

See what’s been happening with the latest from the Foundation.

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Join or Renew Membership

Click here to contribute to the Highlands Biological Foundation.

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Zahner Lectures

Learn more about the Zahner Conservation Lecture series.

Foundation Board of Trustees

Tricia Allen

Lisa Armstrong

Linda Barlow

William Clarkson

Kimberly Coward

Ruth Edwards

Monte Gaillard

 

Greg Gregory

Julia Grumbles- President

Marianne Jenkins

Cathy Jones

Frank Langford

David Martin

Melanie Mauldin

 

James Milby

John Mitchener- Secretary

Glenn E. Murer

Frances Oakley

Amy Patterson- Treasurer

Karen Patterson

William Reeves

Vernon Skiles

Alex Smith

Carol Stewart

Martha Stibbs

Jennie Stowers- VP

Sarah Morgan Wingfield