Author Archives: WCBC

Station Cove Scout – March 25, 2020

Daudie, John, & Penny checked out Station Cove on Wednesday (separately – I was leaving, they were coming). We’d had 3 inches of rain in Brevard earlier in the week. Clearly they had a bunch down at Oconee State Park … Continue reading

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Twin Bridges Scouts – March 14 & 18, 2020

Joe and Mary scouted Twin Bridges after the talk last week. That stimulated me to go and look also. Despite visiting about 3 weeks before the time of our usual field trips, we saw many of our old favorites. If … Continue reading

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Hardy Souls – March 6, 2020

The best Hardy Souls yet! Two creek crossings (no-one fell in), a little snow, and loads of plants. Thanks, Larry, for another great day! Photography by Ken Borgfeldt & Penny Longhurst (Click on any picture to zoom)

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For the Love of Trees – Poetic Snippets and Quotes

Compiled by Cindy Carpenter, January 17, 2020  White Pine: graceful growth; appearance in the wind- “….swift and enchanting changes of light against masses of bluish green.”- Loundsberry “And there’s never a leaf nor a blade too mean to be some … Continue reading

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The Trillium erectum Species Complex of the Southern Appalachians. Katherine G. Mathews, PhD – November 8, 2019

Friday, November 8 – The Trillium erectum species complex of the Southern Appalachians Presenter: Katherine G. Mathews, PhD,,  Associate Professor of Biology & Director of the Herbarium, Western Carolina University Kathy’s presentation covered the distinctive characteristics of six Trillium species … Continue reading

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McCall Cemetery Loop – October 25, 2019

Photography by Ken Borgfeldt, Penny Longhurst, & Harriet Walls. Click on any picture to zoom and view the slide show

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Bad Creek to the Whitewater River – October 18, 2019

Information about the construction and operation of the Lake Jocassee Pumped Storage Facility can be found here. Photography by Ken Borgfeldt and Penny Longhurst. Click on any picture to zoom.

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Holmes Educational State Forest, Upper Loop – October 11, 2019

Holmes Trail Map Photography by Ken Borgfeldt &  Penny Longhurst. Click on any picture to zoom and view the slide show.  

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Jones Farm – October 4, 2019

Thanks, Betty for a great visit! Photography by Ken Borgfeldt & Penny Longhurst. (Click on any picture to zoom & enter the slide show).

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Mt. Hardy Trail – September 27, 2019

Photography by Ken Borgfeldt & Joe Standaert. (Click on any picture to zoom & enter the slide show)

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