Date: Saturday April 29 , 2017
Time: 07:00 am - 01:00 pm
Category: Adult Field Courses
Cost: $40 general/$20 Bridge Club

Hosted by Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation executive director Jesse Pope, this six-hour program will explore the birds of Grandfather’s mountaintop island.

This course is limited to 12 participants and costs $40 to register ($20 for Bridge Club members).

Adult Field Courses

Examine specific aspects of the park ecosystem through just the right combination of fun field excursions and classroom presentations. Our course leaders are experts in their fields and include professors, naturalists, scientists and acclaimed photographers, writers, historians and artists. Most courses — with the exception of this particular session — run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., unless otherwise stated, and lunch will be eaten in the field. Please bring your own lunch. To register, and for more information, email

Each adult field course counts as six hours toward the N.C. Environmental Educator Certification Criteria II, with the exception of “Salamanders of Grandfather,” which counts as seven.

Location: Grandfather Mountain
Address: 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC 28646