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Wednesday, 23 April 2014 14:16

Spring celebration planned for Parkway

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Live raptors, green building and spring flowers will all be part of the Blue Ridge Parkway’s Greening of the Parkway special event, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Blue Ridge Parkway Visitor Center. 

In this combined celebration of Earth Day, National Park Week and National Junior Ranger Day, visitors can learn how to landscape with native species, see spring animal babies, see a live raptor demonstration, tour a LEED-certified building, learn about sustainability and green building practices, check out the Parkway’s new green vehicles, learn about the Junior Ranger program and hike on a Kids in Parks TRACK Trail. 

Free, with food from Webo’s BBQ available for purchase. 828.298.5330, ext. 304. 

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