Events at Canaan Valley NWR
- Saturday, July 7, 7 a.m., High Elevation Bird Walk. Join Herb Myers at the visitor center. We will drive to the top of Forest Road 80 and walk along the ridge of Cabin Mountain looking for our feathered friends.
- Saturday, July 7, 3 p.m., Valley Vibes: Forestry Management. Join Biologist Dawn Washington at the visitor center for a talk about Forest Management and the tools the refuge uses to ensure a healthy forest.
Chicken burn on Sunday, July 8 at 11 a.m. beside Kidwell’s Auto. Chicken leg & thigh, macaroni salad, baked beans, bread, dessert & drink for $10. Benefit Parsons Church of God Junior Drama Team on the trip to National Junior Talent Competition in Orlando, Florida
TC Retired School Employees Meeting July 12
The Tucker County Association of Retired School Employees monthly meeting will be at noon on Thursday July 12 at Little Andi’s Restaurant. All retirees are invited to attend. Discussions will include insurance and benefits. Any willing workers please be there at 11 a.m. to help with mailings for this new year.
Old Growth Forest Hike
Join Friends of Blackwater and naturalist Doug Wood to learn about old growth forests. We will start off with a short educational talk at 10 a.m. at the Harold Walter Nature Center (near Pendleton Lake) in Blackwater Falls State Park, then head out for a hike to learn how to identify old growth. We expect the whole event to take roughly two hours.
Snow Sports Museum of West Virginia
will introduce the inaugural Board of Directors at an event featuring Kathy Hayes Historian of the Ski Club of Washington DC on Saturday, July 14 at 3 p.m. at Black Bear Resort Lodge Mrs. Hayes will provide a historical description of the SCWDC’s operation of the Cabin Mountain Ski Area and the associated Winter Carnivals. Refreshments provided.
Executive Committee Meeting
The Region VI Workforce Development Board Executive Committee will meet Thursday, July 12 from 10 – 11 a.m. at Region VI Workforce Development Board Office in White Hall. For information contact Maria Larry at 304-368-9530. Region VI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request for individuals with disabilities. TDD: 304-558-1549.
Friends of Cortland Acres meeting
The Friends of Cortland Acres will meet on Monday, July 9 at 1 p.m. in the Gathering Room at Cortland Acres. For information, call Marie Grafton, Activity Director at (304) 463-4181 ext. 218.