Skip to main content

The Highlands Field Site, located at the Highlands Biological Station, has a long tradition of research and education that takes advantage of the diverse and rich southern Blue Ridge Mountains that surround it. Founded in 1927 and located on the Blue Ridge Escarpment in the town of Highlands, N.C. (elevation 4,118 feet), the Station is well equipped for scientific investigations and education, with modern research labs and classrooms, GIS lab, Aquatics lab, seminar room, and library.