2024 Grassy Ridge Mow-Off

We need YOUR help on the mountain! Grassy Ridge Mow-Off, July 20-21 Camp out or come for a day. Join other volunteers as we work to maintain the globally rare grassy and shrub balds found on Grassy Ridge, one of the most beautiful and ecologically significant sites in the Roan Highlands. We’ll cut invasive blackberries […]

2024 Round Bald Rubus Roundup!

Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy needs volunteers to help remove Canada Blackberry (Rubus canadensis) and other woody vegetation from Round Bald. Volunteers will help hand-mow and “lop” brushy areas (using weed-whackers and hand tools) to maintain globally rare, grassy habitat atop Round Bald on Friday, August 2nd (rain date TBD), meeting at Carver’s Gap at 9:30 […]