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Aug 27 Peru Presentation with Jesse Pope

Learn about how Grandfather Mountain is involved in an exciting initiative to study climate change in the mountains of Peru. Executive Director Jesse Pope will share stories from his two-week adventure in Peru in summer 2014 and how Grandfather Mountain is working with Appalachian State University to study climate and weather patterns.

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Sep 04 Register for Creatures of the Night and Bonfire Delight

Join Grandfather Mountain staff on Oct. 3, 2015, for stories told by firelight and rare after-dark tours of the Mountain that include a visit to the bear habitat, an owl prowl, interesting historical facts about Grandfather, and the opportunity to meet Grandfather Mountain’s nocturnal educational animals. Online registration opens Sept. 4.

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45TH ANNUAL GIRL SCOUT DAY SEPT. 12

The 45th annual Girl Scout Day is set for Saturday, Sept. 12, at Grandfather Mountain, offering free admission and fascinating (MORE)

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RARE BIRD SPOTTED ON GRANDFATHER

Meet the Townsend’s Solitaire, a bird native to the U.S. West Coast and Alaska. It was, however, spotted Aug. 13 (MORE)

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