Join us on January 27th when we learn history and facts about black bears with the Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation. We will also learn about the life of Mildred the Bear, Grandfather Mountain’s charismatic resident mascot from who lived at the mountain from 1973-1993.
Cassie Petrilla has a background in Environmental Studies from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida. She has worked as an environmental educator in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and throughout Western North Carolina. She is currently working as the Education Specialist with the Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation.