A Decade of Discovery

Knight Brown Nature Preserve

10-Year Celebration

Sunday, October 8th, 2023

At Knight Brown Nature Preserve:
221 Waterfield Lane, Stokesdale, NC 27357

It’s been a decade of conservation, discovery, and delight
at Knight Brown Nature Preserve!

We’re thrilled to invite you to our 10-Year Anniversary Celebration on Sunday October 8th, 2023. Nestled in a sweet valley near Belews Creek, Knight Brown Nature Preserve has been a sanctuary for both wildlife and the community since its opening in 2013. Join us for a day of festivities as we celebrate a decade of environmental stewardship, outdoor education, and a refuge for the community.

Let us know you'll be there!

This event is free and open to the public! Registration is not required.
It’s simply helpful for us to have an idea of how many people will be joining us.

Event Highlights

Guided Nature Hikes

Immerse yourself in the beauty of the preserve with two guided nature hikes led by our knowledgeable naturalists. Explore the diverse ecosystems, learn about native flora and fauna, and gain insights into the conservation efforts that have made the preserve thrive.

Creek Crawl

A special adventure awaits explorers of all ages! Get up close and personal with nature during the creek crawl, a fun and educational activity that gets you into the water to catch bugs, fish, salamanders and more.

El Azteca Taco Truck

El Azteca, Authenic Mexican food and a favorite of PLC staff, will be serving up tasty cuisine throughout the duration of the celebration! Come hungry!

Scavenger Hunts for Kids

Come by the PLC booth to pick up a scavenger hunt for kids (or anyone! These are fun for adults too!). The scavenger hunt will get your crew out on the trails to explore, learn, and have fun.

Chainsaw Sculpture Displays

Wander along Knight Brown’s trails which will be newly adorned with captivating art installations. Keep your eyes peeled for artistic sculptures that celebrate the intersection of nature and human creativity.

Remarks by Trail Visionaries

4:15 pm

Hear from the individuals who turned a vision into reality a decade ago. Their remarks will shed light on the journey of establishing and maintaining this precious preserve.

Live Music

We’re delight to be joined by expert banjo player, Andy Eversole, who will be setting the mood with a couple sets of live music!

Free Popsicles

Cool down with a sweet treat! Free fun pops will be available for all attendees thanks to Alamance Foods!

Make a Difference:
Give Knight Brown a Birthday Present!

As we celebrate this significant milestone, we invite you to contribute to the preservation and sustainability of Knight Brown Nature Preserve. Your generous donations will support ongoing conservation efforts, environmental education programs, and the overall enhancement of the preserve for years to come. Join us in saying “Happy Birthday” to Knight Brown by giving a gift that truly makes a difference.

Let’s continue to protect the natural world that surrounds us and inspire the generations to come.

Consider giving to

Piedmont Land Conservancy

to protect more special places like Knight Brown Nature Preserve.