Learn About Our Pesky Woodland Friends and Their Clever Ways with the Blue Ridge Parkway Rangers

Published Monday, August 20, 2012 at 11:08 am

 Aug. 20, 2012. Blue Ridge Parkway Ranger Programs Aug. 24-25 are free and open to the public.

Friday August 24, 2012 

Linville Falls Campground Amphitheater – Milepost 316

7:30 p.m. – The Pesky Raccoon

They come in the middle of the night, rolling trash cans and raiding birdfeeders. And yet they look so cute…Come learn about the masked rascals and their clever ways.

Approximately 45 minutes in length

 

Crabtree Falls Campground Amphitheater- Milepost 340

7:30 p.m. – Getting Out of the Moonshine Business

When local moonshiner Charlie Fox has a change of heart about his illicit line of work, he finds out that his “business partner” has no intention of letting him renege on their agreement. Charlie’s clever solution to his conundrum has become a local legend.

Approximately 45 minutes in length

 

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Linville Falls Campground Amphitheater – Milepost 316

7:30 p.m. – Stream Gems

Come to an understanding of the different types of trout found along the Blue Ridge Parkway, and explore the natural beauty within the streams.

Approximately 45 minutes in length

 

Crabtree Falls Campground Amphitheater- Milepost 340

7:30 p.m. – The Pesky Raccoon

They come in the middle of the night, rolling trash cans and raiding birdfeeders. And yet they look so cute…Come learn about the masked rascals and their clever ways.

Approximately 45 minutes in length

  

Special thanks to Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, Eastern National, and FRIENDS of the Blue Ridge Parkway for their financial support of these programs

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