7/21: MLBS Annual Open House

Mountain Lake Biological Station will hold its annual Open House on Saturday, July 21 from 2:00 – 5:00 PM. This family-friendly event is a unique opportunity to meet MLBS biologists and artists, explore historic facilities and hiking trails, learn first-hand about Station research, and understand how this research advances science and benefits the natural world.

Visitors will experience open labs, exhibits, hands-on activities, tours of the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) tower site, nature walks led by MLBS researchers, arts and crafts, open art studios featuring artists in residence with the ArtLab program, and more. Additional information will be posted at mlbs.org/openhouse2018.

About the station: MLBS is a diverse community of scientists, instructors, research interns, students, and artists from around the world who conduct research, take field-based courses, and create art on top of beautiful Salt Pond Mountain. The biological station is adjoined by the Jefferson National Forest, the Mountain Lake Wilderness, and the Mountain Lake Lodge and Conservancy.

Mountain Lake Biological Station, 240 Salt Pond Rd, Pembroke, VA (directions here)

Saturday, July 21, 2018 from 2:00 – 5:00 PM

Contact the office: 540-626-7196, mlbs@virginia.edu

To be announced – Check back for updates!