2 results for tag: volunteers


Volunteers Hard at Work at Knight Brown Nature Preserve

It’s been a great week out at the Knight Brown Nature Preserve in Rockingham County! The trail system has gotten new, painted markers that are easier to see and more durable than the plastic markers that were used previously. Our hard working volunteers helped establish the new markers in just 2 half days of work! We had some wonderful warm and dry weather that made the workday a pleasant beginning to the coming Spring season. Thank you to our volunteers who gave their time and energy to make Knight Brown an even better place to get out and connect with nature! With the weather getting warmer, now’s the time to come out and see the new trail ...

On dogs, partnerships and family hikes

By Greg Keener, PLC Development Director. This is our one of our family dogs, Pilot. He is new to our family, a rescue who found his “forever home” with us in October. He’s still learning some of the house rules (my slippers are not toys, Pilot) but overall he is fitting into life with the Keeners, including our 15 year old small dog, Radio, who has shown him how things work for the quadrupeds. His name was one of many we considered and we think it fits him pretty well. I think it’s just a good dog name, but it is also inspired by the town, state park and iconic knob that represent a part of our family’s life. We take to the trails ...