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“For Love of Beer and Mountains” Big Briar Family Outing

July 8, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

- $10

Location: Long Branch Environmental Education Center, Sandy Mush, NC

Date: Saturday, July 8th, 2017

Start Time: 10 AM

Difficulty: Easy (1-2)

Entry Cost: $10 suggested donation for entry into Long Branch (applies to SAHC members as well). Suggested donations go to support Long Branch EEC’s environmental education activities, conservation work, wildlife habitat restoration, and appropriate technology demonstrations.

Berry Picking: Blueberries, Blackberries, Wineberries, and Heritage Red Raspberries available. Please see below for prices per pint

Family Friendly! RSVP Required

 

Join us for a day of fun and learning for the whole family! To celebrate the most recent seasonal release in our “For Love of Beer and Mountains” Partnership with Highland Brewing Company, their Big Briar Tart Raspberry Ale, we are partnering with our Sandy Mush neighbors at Long Branch Environmental Education Center. We invite you to come enjoy berry picking and a picnic on wooden picnic tables in the shade by their Rainbow Trout Pond where the cool breezes flow downstream. Also available: solar demonstrations, waterfalls, and hiking trails up to Big Sandy Mush Bald at 5,152 feet in elevation!

The Center is surrounded by neighboring properties protected by SAHC, and is part of the conservation community of the greater Sandy Mush region where SAHC has helped protect a network of over 10,000 acres of conserved land, including the publicly accessible Sandy Mush Game Lands. We have even partnered with the folks at Long Branch in the past to protect other properties in the area, totaling over 1400 acres, for the purpose of conserving and protecting wildlife habitat and valuable water resources.

Find a map of Long Branch here: http://longbrancheec.org/home/portals/0/PDFS/mapfull.pdf

 

Berry Prices are as Follows:

Fresh Raspberries, Wineberries – $2.50 per ½ pint

Fresh Blueberries – $3.50/ pint/pound

If you are interested in berry picking, please bring containers if you have them – Long Branch encourages everyone to reduce, reuse and recycle — if not, no problem — they have plenty. Other goods produced at Long Branch, such as honey and jams, will also be available.

 

*Photos courtesy of http://longbrancheec.org/*

 

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Details

Date:
July 8, 2017
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cost:
$10
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Venue

Long Branch Environmental Education Center
278 Boyd Cove Rd
Leicester, NC 28748 United States

Organizer

Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy
Phone:
828.253.0095
Website:
www.appalachian.org

Details

Date:
July 8, 2017
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cost:
$10
Event Categories:
,
Event Tags:
, , , , ,

Venue

Long Branch Environmental Education Center
278 Boyd Cove Rd
Leicester, NC 28748 United States

Organizer

Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy
Phone:
828.253.0095
Website:
www.appalachian.org