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Grandfather Presents: Charlie Brady
August 13th, 2022 @2:00 pm - 3:00 pmFree
As part of our 2022 Grandfather Presents speaker series, Charlie Brady, Executive Director of the Blue Ridge Conservancy, will present “Strategically Protecting Land to Ensure Access to Natural Places for Everyone.” The Blue Ridge Conservancy is a non-profit organization that has protected over 23,000 acres in Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Mitchell, Watauga, Wilkes and Yancey Counties in western NC. In addition to protecting working farmland, BRC’s efforts have resulted in the creation of state natural areas such as Beech Creek Bog, Bear Paw and Bullhead Mountain.
Charlie has served on the Environmental Management Commission for the State of North Carolina, North Carolina State Parks Board, Foothills Conservancy Board of Trustees, Trout Unlimited National Board, as well as on numerous local and regional non-profit boards. He is an avid outdoorsman and recreationalist with a strong commitment to land and water conservation.
Arrive early or stay after to chat with the speaker. Read more about Grandfather Presents.
Location: Classroom in the Clouds Event Space, Wilson Center for Nature Discovery
Tickets: Included in park admission or Bridge Club membership. RSVP required. Reserve your seat below beginning July 11.