Roan Mountain Fall Naturalists Rally coming up Sept. 9-11 – www.elizabethton.com
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Roan Mountain Fall Naturalists Rally coming up Sept. 9-11
Published 12:45 pm Wednesday, August 31, 2022
The Roan Mountain Fall Naturalists Rally will be held September 9-11 and is chocked full of field trips and programs on the outdoors and creatures and things that can be found out there.
This year marks the 60th year the Fall Naturalist Rally has been held. During those years it has drawn nature enthusiasts from over the country to Roan Mountain. The rally is made possible by the man volunteer field trip leaders, the support of Roan Mountain State Park, and Friends of Roan.
Also, the weekend of activities will include programs by Kelby Ouchley and Dr. Arthur J. Merschat. Outlay will present the Friday evening program at 7:30, which is titled “Atop Your Mountain, Along My Bayou – Seeking the Connections.”
Ouchley is a biologist and writer and managed National Wildlife Refuges for the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service for 30 years. He lives on the edge of the Bayou D’argonne Swamp near Rocky Branch, La., in a cypress house surrounded by white oaks and black hickories.
Merschat will present the 7 p.m. Saturday program titled “August 9, 2020, Mw 5.1 Earthquake in Sparta, N.C. and Blue Ridge Geology.” Meerschaum is a research geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey ad an Adjunct Research Professor at Appalachian State University. He has spent more than two decades studying the…
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