Get out your work clothes, hat and work gloves and conjure up a little elbow grease to help get some TO DO’S done in Kerr Lake’s Hibernia, an NC State Recreation Area on Saturday, April 25th.  Hibernia is one of the largest of the seven NC State Recreation Areas on the lake and is located … Read more

(SCOTTSBURG) – YOU ARE INVITED!  The public is invited to join the Chapel Hill Astronomical and Observational Society (CHAOS) for an evening of stargazing on Saturday, March 21, 8 to 11 p.m. CHAOS will be hosting their spring star party at Staunton River State Park March 18 – 21. As one of the darkest locations … Read more

(SCOTTSBURG) – Living in a rural area, we are blessed with wonderful views of the night sky. Most residents of the US, however, are not so lucky. Urban lights intrude on the night sky (referred to as light pollution) and there are many that have never seen the stars at all. Staunton River State Park … Read more

Kerr Lake Park Watch’s Lead for Public Affairs, Frank Timberlake attended a legislative reception for state parks Tuesday evening as the guest of state Senator Chad Barefoot. Friends of NC State Parks hosted the event, with Senate and House Co-Chairs of the NER committee giving remarks. In front of old friends Senators Andrew Brock, Tom … Read more

(RICHMOND) – Applications are being accepted through April 15 for two three-week summer sessions of the award-winning Virginia State Parks Youth Conservation Corps (YCC). The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation will notify selected participants via e-mail by May 1.  The program will be held July 19 to Aug. 8. Teams of eight to 10 participants … Read more