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8th Annual Sprint Triathlon

The Moomaw Madness Sprint Triathlon will be held at Lake Moomaw, just over the mountain from the Lodge, this Saturday, June 18th. The sprint triathlon distances are a 750 meter open water swim, a 20K bike loop, and a 5K … Continue reading

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Virginia Jazz and Blues Festival

Things will be heating up on the other side of Warm Springs Mountain at this year’s Virginia Jazz and Blues Festival at the Garth Newel Music Center. This three-day festival opens Friday, June 10th, with a little something for every … Continue reading

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The Tin Man Challenge

He’s back, full of heart and wants to give you a high five on one of the Lodge’s hiking trails. Which one you ask, and that my friend is the challenge. Just adopt a woodsman’s spirit and keep an eye … Continue reading

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What’s with the purple boxes?

Why are there so many big purple boxes hanging in the trees? That has been the most frequently asked question this past week. Here is the answer. They’re part of a survey to figure out the extent of Virginia’s emerald … Continue reading

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A Peeper – Good luck finding one

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Spring Peepers – The Call of Spring

Spring Peepers are tiny frogs who start the season off with a big Peep! Low lying fields and marshy areas are home to these tiny peepers who have traditionally been considered the iconic harbingers of spring. Their unmistakable call of … Continue reading

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Highland County Maple Festival

Maple Festival is the Highland County way of celebrating the end of winter and will be held on March 12-13 and March 19-20. This year marks the 53rd year the festival has been formally held, though the tradition of turning … Continue reading

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Primary Hatches of East Coast

It’s time to start thinking about getting out on the stream. We’ll be stocking rainbow, brook and some golden trout in mid-March in anticipation of our opening on April 1st. Many fishermen ask for some fly recommendations so I’ll start … Continue reading

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We’re off to Lexington today to discuss the pros and cons of conservation easements

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BBAV in Charlottesville

We are off to the BBAV meeting in Charlottesville to learn a few new things, see some old friends and get the latests on trends in the industry.  Hope to see you this summer.

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