Events

Piedmont Land Conservancy hosts various events, including Second Saturday outings, that are designed to connect people with nature. Outings include hikes, farm visits, paddle trips and more. Events include our annual bluegrass concert (LandJam) as well as volunteer days, workshops, partner events, and a new nature book and film club. Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. For questions or more information, email us. Check out what’s coming up and join us outside!

Jun
1
Fri
Hill Farm Game Land Trout/Smallmouth Bass Fishing Workshop @ Hill Farm Game Land
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Kevin Hining from the NC Wildlife Commission will share tips and lures for fishing for trout and smallmouth bass in the Dan River.  Practice casting and learn to read the water for fish holding spots and habitat preferences. All equipment will be provided (but you are welcome to bring your own). Participants should come prepared to get in or near the water, so please bring waders or rubber boots if possible.  Limited to 10 participants and registration is required. To sign up, email Palmer McIntyre pmcintyre@piedmontland.org.

Jun
2
Sat
Celebrate National Trails Day Along the Downtown Greenway in Greensboro @ LoFi Park on the Downtown Greenway
Jun 2 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Join us to walk the Downtown Greenway, enjoy local food, beer & entertainment and celebrate National Trails Day!

9:00 am Downtown Greenway walk begins in LoFi Park and will go on the Detour Route which includes open sections. This unescorted walk is 4.75 miles around downtown.

Joymongers Brewing Co. will donate 10% of sales that day to Trails & Greenways in our area.
Entertainment by David Lin Music and food trucks at LoFi Park from11:00-1:00 pm. Takeout from nearby restaurants available all day.

Comfort stations during the unescorted walk located at Greensboro Children’s Museum and Morehead Foundry.
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Jun
9
Sat
Explore the Aquatic Resources of the Dan River @ Hill Farm
Jun 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Kevin Hining from the NC Wildlife Commission will help us learn about and explore some of the special aquatic resources in the Dan River. We will learn about stream ecology and Kevin will demonstrate how the technique of fish shocking is used to monitor types and densities of fish populations.

Park at the WRC parking  area across the road from the Hill Farm and Jessup Mill. This will be a low-walking outing with a chance to get your feet wet if you like. Waders are encouraged and a few will be provided.