A trip up to the attic at Cloverlea turned into finding hundreds of historical items that provide new insights into the life of its former residents.
Claytor Nature Center
The University of Lynchburg community was saddened to learn about the death of Dr. Nancy Cowden on Saturday, Nov. 14. Cowden, professor of biology and associate director of the Westover Honors College, had taught at Lynchburg for more than 20 years.
Claytor Nature Center, a 491-acre natural area owned and managed by the University of Lynchburg in nearby Bedford County, will host a series of wildflower walks and birding events Oct. 1 through 17.
It’s been a year of challenges, but also blessings. One such blessing came in the form of a $167,592 grant from the National Science Foundation to support “data and security infrastructure improvements to advance biological research” at the University of Lynchburg’s Claytor Nature Center.
A “mixture of luck and perseverance” landed recent grad Tyler Stephens ’19 in Hawaii. As a wildlife management intern at Maui’s Haleakalā National Park, the former biology major spent four months monitoring endangered bird species.
University of Lynchburg’s Claytor Nature Center, in partnership with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries and the Central Virginia Chapter of the Virginia Naturalist Program, will present the documentary Hometown Habitat: Stories of Bringing Nature Home, at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 1.
The University of Lynchburg community recently celebrated the 20-year anniversary of the creation of the Claytor Nature Center, the University’s nature preserve dedicated to environmental education and recreation. The celebration […]
Irwin “Ike” Belk, namesake of University of Lynchburg’s Belk Observatory, died February 24 at age 95. Belk was a North Carolina businessman, lawmaker, and philanthropist who supported causes in education, […]
Thousands of plant specimens from University of Lynchburg’s herbarium have gone online. Dr. Nancy Cowden, biology professor, worked with paid student interns and Virginia Master Naturalists to digitize the Virginia […]
Thanks to a gift of land from a local alumnus, University of Lynchburg is expanding the Claytor Nature Study Center, a move that will provide students and scientists with new […]