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Emerging Leaders Hike & Hops w/ Foothills Conservancy

Join us on Saturday, May 18 for Emerging Leaders Hike & Hops with the Foothills Conservancy.
Meet in Fonta Flora Brewery at Whippoorwill Farm's Milking Parlor, where Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina's staff will share how and why they protect land in Burke County (and surrounding counties).  The meeting will be followed by a 2 mile (+/-) guided plant ID hike on the Fonta Flora State Trail.
Participants will learn about common (and some not-so-common) trees, shrubs, and wildflowers found across western North Carolina. All participants will  take home their own FCNC Field Guide.
At noon the group will We will meet at the brewery for beers and a social gathering.
This is a free event. Emerging Leaders is open to all Young Professionals aged 21-40.