The Power of Place

More so than ever before, I suspect all of us are yearning for a sense of the familiar and a chance to revisit a time and place where community and togetherness are the order of the day. While we had to severely limit access through 2020, Mountain Lake has been able to struggle through and provide critical support for long term work while canceling many of our usual programs. Our institutional support has substantially tightened but has been able to see us through and keep us in position for our eventual full reopening. We are working toward the day when we can welcome you back into our buildings, play at the pond, and share a meal at the dining hall again. We hope you’ll make the mountain an early stop on your own reentry tour in the after times.

I know that this year finds everyone in unusual situations. We are, of course, so grateful if you are in a position to support us and the other many groups in need of your help. Above all, we hope you and yours are well and in a place where you can be safely together.

Butch Brodie, Director


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Friend of MLBS

Goes toward the most pressing needs of the station.
Suggested gift level:

  • Friend:  $50


Student Fellowships

Fellowships allow us to offer financial assistance to those students who might not otherwise be able to study at the station. Your support ensures that passionate students will be able to experience all that Mountain Lake offers.
Suggested gift level:

  • Undergraduate Student Fellowship:  $250
  • Graduate Student Fellowship:  $500


Walton Lecture

The Walton Lecture series was initiated in 1980 and continues to bring some of the most exciting personalities in evolution, ecology, and behavior to interact with the station community. Take a look at recent Walton Lecturers! Your support is what makes it possible to offer the Walton Lecture each year.
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  • Walton Lecture:  $500


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The College Foundation of UVA
P.O. Box 400801
Charlottesville, VA  22904-4801