News Category: May 2013

  • Tree Cages!

    Many thanks to the volunteers who worked with us this spring to build wire cages to protect native red oak saplings being planted at Loft Mountain. Our hearty band of builders constructed over 250 cages! These outings are part of the Trust’s initiative to help the park to control invasive, non-native plants and re-establish native […]

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  • Preserving History, Supporting Research

    The Pinnacles Research Lab (mile post 37) provides lab space and lodging for researchers, volunteers and others who are undertaking work to benefit the park. Demand for the seven-bedroom facility—which the CCC built in 1935—is fierce.  Overflow parties must camp on the lawn without access to the bathroom or kitchen, prompting the park to rent […]

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  • Middle School Student Raises Awareness and Funds for SNP Trust

    “We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give.” The students of Peter Muhlenberg Middle School in Woodstock, Virginia, have adopted this Winston Churchill quote as their mantra. Earlier this month, students participated in their school’s fourth annual Big Give—which challenges them to give back to their community […]

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  • Featured Hike: Learn Your Ferns on Stony Man

    In our effort to provide multiple opportunities for you to hike in Shenandoah, the Trust occasionally partners with other groups that take regular outings in the park. We are pleased to inform you of an upcoming hike on Saturday, June 22, led by Wild Virginia. Master Naturalist, Chip Morgan, will guide the group along an […]

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