June 5-9, 2013. In the Footsteps of Lucy Braun Forest Study Workshop
Pine Mountain Settlement School's four-day forest study workshop is named in honor of one of the first and foremost conservationists of the 20th century, E. Lucy Braun. Dr. Lucy, as she was called by her colleagues, devoted her life to the study of plants and to conservation campaigns to save wilderness areas and other natural sites.The workshop includes hikes to different types of forests; all are within an hour's drive of the Settlement School. For more information and to register visit the Pine Mountain Settlement School's website.
May 4, 2013. A Good Hike to Blanton Forest
This outing will explore the feature portion of the 2,639-acre state nature preserve in Letcher County, Kentucky. Our primary destination is Bad Branch Gorge, a forested locale with a sixty foot waterfall tumbling over sandstone cliffs on the south face of Pine Mountain. The preserve acreage, also designated a Kentucky Wild River, protects the scenic beauty of the gorge and one of the largest concentrations of rare and uncommon species known in the state. For more details and to register visit the Kentucky State Parks' website.
August 31, 2013. Pine Moutain Settlement School Centennial Birthday Celebration.
Our close partner is turning 100 this year, please consider joining us to celebrate. More information visit the Pine Mountain Settlement School's website.