WCU offering July 16 ‘Hike with a Botanist’ at Highlands Station

Western Carolina University will offer a “Hike with a Botanist” workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, July 16.

Participants will meet at WCU and travel to the Highlands Biological Station in Highlands, where they will learn about the rich botanical diversity of the Southern Appalachians from one of the facility’s botanists. The group will follow a leisurely pace and a picnic lunch will be provided.

The Highlands Biological Station is an inter-institutional research center of the University of North Carolina.

The workshop fee of $55 includes lunch, and space is limited to the first 12 individuals who register. For more information or to register, visit http://learn.wcu.edu or call (828) 227-7397.