Updates

Monday, June 27, 2011 - 9:06am
The second week of TMI's Mountain Adventures Summer Camp is in full swing! As I write this, the campers have probably just finished orienteering to the summit of Spruce Knob, the highest peak in the...
Tuesday, June 21, 2011 - 12:26pm
View Larger Map The Spruce Knob Mountain Center is proud to let you know that we now serve pork sausage and beef from Flying W Farms in nearby Burlington, WV. With the rising gas prices, local food...
Monday, June 20, 2011 - 9:48am
One doesn't generally associate West Virginia with prairie habitat. In fact, much of the east coast would be forested if not for human interference. In Smoke Hole Canyon, within Grant County,...
Tuesday, June 7, 2011 - 8:48am
Many thanks to the volunteers who gave their time and energy to the Spruce Knob Mountain Center this past weekend. With ten volunteers and four staff members, we were able to resurface one of our...
Thursday, May 26, 2011 - 8:55am
All of us up here at The Mountain Institute will be joining Joe Greathouse of the Good Zoo in Wheeling for another hellbender survey on June 11 and we'd love for you to join us. The more volunteers...
Friday, May 20, 2011 - 1:13pm
This past week TMI staff joined Joe Greathouse of the Good Zoo in Wheeling, WV, to scour the West Fork of the Greenbrier River for Eastern Hellbenders. Melinda Brooks, at right, is holding the one we...
Monday, May 16, 2011 - 8:39am
Ramp season has come and nearly gone in the Allegheny Mountains. The last few weekends, I’ve spent countless hours with my fingers in the dirt, trying to get them up by their roots – avoiding...
Friday, May 13, 2011 - 1:51pm
Spring has just arrived and we've completed another successful staff training ! This spring we have welcomed 9 new members to our TMI staff team and family. They've traveled from all over to join...
Friday, May 6, 2011 - 9:49am
This summer, we'll open our observatory one night each month for Stars & S'mores. The events are free and open to all, so please do come join us. We will have a brief introduction to our...
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