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Joe’s Birthday Trip to South Carolina – November 18 – 21, 2020

Joe and Mary went camping at Devil’s Fork State Park for his birthday. Temperature the first night was 33º! While there they also hiked at Station Cove & Eastatoe Creek Heritage Preserve. Photography by Joe Standaert. Click on any picture … Continue reading

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Plants on Randy’s One Acre..

Randy writes….“I certainly miss the fellowship and learning of the WCBC, but like everyone else am trying to make the best of a bad situation during the pandemic.  My wife and I have been exceedingly cautious and therefore have avoided single … Continue reading

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More Non-native Plants!

Ken and Annie already showed us the non-native flora they found this year on the Henderson County Walkways. Here are more non-native plants we have encountered elsewhere. Photography by Becky Armstrong, Ken Borgfeldt, Penny Longhurst, Jim Poling, & Joe Standaert. … Continue reading

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Wildflowers of North Carolina: A Community Photo Exhibit

North Carolina is home to over 3,000 species of wildflowers. As part of the 2020: Year of the Wildflower theme at the North Carolina Botanical Garden, they asked for submissions of photos of native wildflowers in our state. The result … Continue reading

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Non-Native Flora of Henderson County Walkways

With loads of time on his hands, Ken and his co-leader, Annie, have been documenting the flora of Henderson County walkways. Their walkies have taken them to the Oklawaha Greenway, Fletcher Park, Park Ridge Nature Trail, & the Park at … Continue reading

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Glassy Mountain Scout – October 20, 2020

Glassy Mountain is a monadnock that is the remnant of a pluton. For information on its origins check last year’s post here.  I don’t remember having a field trip here at this time of year before. Things certainly looked different!  … Continue reading

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Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area Scouts – Fall 2020

Richard visited Eva Russell Chandler Heritage Preserve & Wildcat Wayside Park on September 23rd & Penny was at Ashmore Heritage Preserve on October 9th.  Photography by Richard Holzman & Penny Longhurst. (Click on any picture to zoom & enter the slide … Continue reading

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Summer in Connestee – 2020

We can’t let Henderson County get all the glory. Transylvania County’s turn! Photography by Penny Longhurst. Click on any picture to zoom and enter the slide show.

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Native Flora of Henderson County Walkways – August & September, 2020 – Part 2

With loads of time on his hands, Ken and his co-leader, Annie, have been documenting the flora of Henderson County walkways. Their walkies have taken them to the Oklawaha Greenway, Fletcher Park, Park Ridge Nature Trail, & the Park at … Continue reading

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Native Flora of Henderson County Walkways – August & September, 2020 – Part 1

With loads of time on his hands, Ken and his co-leader, Annie, have been documenting the flora of Henderson County walkways. Their walkies have taken them to the Oklawaha Greenway, Fletcher Park, Park Ridge Nature Trail, & the Park at … Continue reading

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