Author Archives: WCBC

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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Ashmore Heritage Preserve – September 20, 2019

Photography by Ken Borgfeldt. (Click on any picture to zoom)

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Sam Knob Meadow – September 13, 2019

Photography by Ken Borgfeldt,  Penny Longhurst,  Jim Poling, & Joe Standaert. Click on any picture to zoom & enter the slide show.

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Purchase Knob – September 6, 2019

From the NPS website: The Appalachian Highland Science Learning Center is based on 535 acres in Haywood County, North Carolina, contiguous with the rest of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The parcel includes the 5,086 foot elevation Purchase Knob, a … Continue reading

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Parkway South Scout – August 21, 2019

At least two inches of rain overnight in Brevard so the field trip was cancelled, but you can see David’s pictures from the scout below. Photography by David Heavner.  

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