Category Archives: Field Trips

Sam Knob – Flat Laurel Creek Loop & Log Hollow Overlook – June 12, 2020

Stopped at Log Hollow Overlook on the way back from the Black Balsam trailhead. Glad we did! Photography by Penny Longhurst. Click on any picture to enter the slide show. Plants that are non-native to North America are indicated by … 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) Plants that are … 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. Plants that are non-native to North America are indicated by … Continue reading

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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) Plants that are non-native to North America are indicated by an asterisk (*) placed after the species name.

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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. Plants that are non-native to North America are indicated by an asterisk (*) placed after the species name.

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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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