Category Archives: Field Trips

Holmes Educational State Forest, Upper Loop (Demonstration Trail) – October15, 2020

Holmes Trail Map Photography by Penny Longhurst & Joe Standaert. Plants that are non-native to North America are indicated by an asterisk (*) placed after the species name. Click on any picture to zoom and view the slide show.

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Ashmore Heritage Preserve – September 24, 2021

Great company, interesting plants, & beautiful weather. What more could we ask for? Plants that are non-native to North America are indicated by an asterisk (*) placed after the species name. Photography by Richard Holzman, Penny Longhurst, & Joe Standaert … Continue reading

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Purchase Knob – September 10, 2021

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 – August 27, 2021

Stops were Wagon Gap Overlook, Wolf Mountain Overlook, & lunch at Courthouse Valley Overlook. Photography by Penny Longhurst & Jim Poling. Plants that are non-native to North America are indicated by an asterisk (*) placed after the species name. Click on … Continue reading

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Big Ridge Loop – August 13, 2021

We just beat the worst of the rain, although we heard a lot of thunder! Plants that are non-native to North America are indicated by an asterisk (*) placed after the species name. Photography by Richard Holzman, Penny Longhurst, Joe Standaert, … Continue reading

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