Upcoming Events

Cheat River Festival

Saturday, May 2 – Albright, WV

  • Aurora Lights will have a table setup in the non-profit tent. The Mountain SOL School will be leading a tracking workshop from 12:30-1:30p. Support Friends of the Cheat and visit with Aurora Lights staff at Cheat Fest!

Morgantown Migratory Bird Day

Saturday, May 9 – 7:30a to 2:00p – Coopers Rock State Forest

  • Join the Avian Conservation Center of Appalachia (ACCA) as they celebrate the migratory birds that call West Virginia home during the spring and summer! The day begins at 7:30am with a bird walk on the Raven Rock Trail. There will be a live raptor presentation with the ACCA’s educational birds at 10am, an “Intro to Birding” discussion at 11, and another live bird presentation at noon. Also, kids can make bird feeders from recycled materials, decorate their own cardboard “binoculars,” and dissect owl pellets. We hope to see you there!

Mountain Mayflies experience MTR

Saturday, May 16 

  • The Mountain Mayflies are visiting Kanawha State Forest and Kayford Mountain to see and learn about Mountaintop Removal Mining (MTR). The Mayflies are the youth activist group associated with Aurora Lights’ Not In My Forests program.