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.

Highlands on the Half-Shell 2021

Sunday, October 3rd

4:00pm ’til dark

Gumbo, Jambalaya, & Oysters, in the Meadow at the Highlands Biological Station, Cajun Casual Attire

Ticket cost: $125


To benefit the Highlands Biological Foundation

Join us for a Cajun celebration on Sunday, October 3rd , for “Highlands on the Half-Shell” to support the Highlands Biological Foundation, hosted by local residents.  Feast on steamed oysters, gumbo, and jambalaya under a canopy of flame-colored leaves. The Highlands Biological Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that has been providing critical support for the Biological Station and it’s three facets:  the Nature Center, Botanical Garden and Biological Laboratory since the Station’s founding in 1927.

Hosted By:

Committee Chairs: Martha Stibbs & Jennie Stowers

Lisa & Brad Armstrong
Amy & Cecil Conlee
Kim & Bill Coward
Kim & Rich Daugherty
Mary Todd & Jimmy Davis
Julia & Bill Grumbles
Lindy & Robert Harrison
Diane & Michael Levine
John Mitchener & Heath Massey
Libbo & Gwaltney McCollum
Kathleen & Jim Milby
Nancy & Lyle Nichols
Karen Patterson
Karen & George Powell
Miriam & Vernon Skiles
Kim & Alex Smith
Martha & Hal Stibbs
Jennie Stowers
Jonnie & Jimmy Swann
Keller & Sam Torrey
Kathy & Bestor Ward