Friends of Smith Mountain Lake State Park
Friday, June 14, 2024

2020 Winter Lecture Series

January 12, 2020


"Memory in the Bone: 

The unexpected and illuminating biology of antlers" 


Dr. Jason Davis

Radford University

February 9, 2020

"Living with Black Bears: Biology, behavior, and avoiding conflicts with black bears"

                                Dan Lovelace                                   District Wildlife Biologist, DGIF


March 8, 2020

"The Wild World of People and Nature"

                                 David and Cate Kuhn                               World Wildlife Fund




April 5, 2020

 "Hunter's Raid: How the D--n Yankees Burned the Shenandoah from the Potamac to the James"

                                         Beatrice Iceman                                        First Person Interpreter


The Series is sponsored by the Friends of Smith Mountain Lake State Park.  All lectures are held at the Discovery Center at the State Park and all presentations are from 3:00-4:00 p.m., Sundays.  A single ticket is $8.  A season ticket is $22. Two season tickets are $35.  The price includes the parking fee.  All ticket are paid for at the door.  For more information call Smith Mountain Lake State Park, 540-297-6066. For questionable weather check the Channel 7 website or call the park.