Next month is the annual Fall Roan Mountain Naturalists' Rally.
For 49 years the Naturalists' Rally has drawn nature enthusiasts to Roan Mountain on the weekend after Labor Day. This falls' rally continues to celebrate the natural world by providing two top speakers, well-known birder and author, Fred Alsop, and site geologist for the Gray Fossil site, Mick Whitelaw.
In addition to buffet dinners and evening programs, the Rally includes several guided field trips and hikes over the course of the weekend event.
The Rally is scheduled for September 9th through 11th, 2011. For more information, including registration, please click here.