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BW Wells Heritage Day

Falls Lake State Recreation Area
Falls Lake State Recreation Area, Saturday, April 13th, 10am-4pm. Free

A celebration of Dr. B.W. Wells, the original Tarheel Ecologist, at his home site - Rock Cliff Farm.  Guided hikes include wildflower, geology, and ecology walks.  An arborist will be on site for "tree climbing."  Kids activities and more. Fun for the whole family at a beautiful site on Falls Lake. 

Learn about the pioneer ecologist and early botanist of North Carolina by visiting his retirement home at Falls Lake.  Learn about 19th century farm life; take a walk to look at the geology or wildflowers; hike to Zeagle’s Rock; participate in an activity about plants; learn about B.W. Wells through ecological games; look at his book and other literature while enjoying the displays, games and exhibits. A schedule of events is posted on the web at

Free Admission. For more information, contact Greg Orcutt at 919-676-1027 or