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Birdwalk in Brushy Hills

14TH ANNUAL SPRING BIRDWALK IN BRUSHY HILLS
Saturday, April 20, at 7 a.m.
Led by Paul Cabe, W&L Professor of Biology,
and his son Lock, age 9 and founder of the Rockbridge Kids’ Bird Club
EVERYONE WELCOME!
Directions: from Lexington, drive to the end of Ross Road (2.3 miles from the city limits) and turn [...]

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Summer research opportunity

Professor Robert Humston is looking for two students who are interested in assisting with his research in fisheries ecology this summer. The goal is to collect tissue samples from smallmouth bass in the tributaries of the middle James River. He will extract DNA from these samples and send them out [...]

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Thinking about doing some traveling this summer?

Apply for a Kendrick Award!
Deadline: March 31
Are you interested in a pilgrimage to Glacier National Park, Redwood National Park, the Barrier Islands, or some other wild and spirit-stimulating landscape? Other W & L students have journeyed to such locations and brought back their discoveries to share. You can be next!
Any [...]

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Virginia State Parks Youth Conservation Corps – Hiring!

The VSPYCC is hiring Supervisors for our 2013 program. For serving 3 weeks in State Parks supervising youth, Supervisors receive a $1,800 stipend along with a set $350 travel stipend, for a total of $2150.
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Please send this along to anyone who may be interested!
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Our website is:
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http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state_parks/ycc.shtml
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Any questions, contact Carrie McCrory [...]

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Fly Fishing Film Tour

The Fly Fishing Film Tour is coming to Lexington THIS MONDAY, February 11!

If you dont know about the “f3t,” check out this link for more info:¬†¬†http://flyfilmtour.com/f3t
It is a night of fly fishing filmography you won’t soon forget.¬† Massive hatches, jungle adventures, and of course outsize fish are just a part of [...]

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Snowshoe Mtn. ski trips this weekend

Up for a little adventure? Enjoy a day of skiing on Snowshoe Mountain, WV this Saturday OR Sunday!  Group will leave from the Quad @ 6 AM sharp.  Cost is $74 (for lift ticket) plus rental cost (approximately $40).  Will return late.  Deposit is $25 and non-refundable for no shows.  [...]

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Apogee Adventures Job Opportunity

Position:
Outdoor Adventure Trip Leader – Apogee Adventures
Work Locations:
Throughout American West, Northeast, Caribbean & Europe
Organization Overview:
Apogee offers outdoor adventure travel to students between the ages of 12-18. Activities include: bicycle touring, hiking & backpacking, community service, sea kayaking, surfing, & rafting. Focus is on building confidence, character and community- mindedness through [...]

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OC Ski Trip this weekend

Beginner Ski trip to Homestead this Saturday.  Depart at 8am return after 4pm.  Cost is $59.00 and  includes rentals, lift ticket and lesson.  Bring water and a lunch or cash for food while you are there. Not a skier?  Go ice skating or tubing  instead.  Register online.

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A. Paul Knight Conservation Internship Program

You are invited…
Interested in the life changing internship s offered by the A. Paul Knight Conservation Internship Program offered through W&L?
Attend the informational presentation tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 15 at 5:00 p.m. in room A214 in the Science Center, to be followed by a meal in the Great Hall.
RSVP here to the [...]

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Bring the Blue Bikes Back!

We hope you have benefited from the Blue Bike Program on campus this fall.¬† Please ‚Äėride and return‚Äô before you leave for home.¬† If anybody sees a Blue Bike or¬†knows of the location of one please email bluebiker@wlu.edu or return to any campus bike rack so we can repair them [...]

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