Category Archives: Scouting Trip

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

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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Parkway South Scout – September 2020

Stops included Courthouse Valley Overlook, Graveyard Fields/Second Falls Overlook, Herrin Knob Overlook, Pigeon Gap, Pounding Mill Overlook, Wolf Mountain Overlook, & many other interesting spots in between! Photography by Richard Holzman & Penny Longhurst. Click on any picture to zoom. … Continue reading

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Flat Rock Park Scout – August 2020

About Flat Rock Park: Owned and managed by the Village of Flat Rock, the 66-acre park has a flat, open green space and a 1.3 mile trail that you can walk or run. The Park offers a picnic pavilion and … Continue reading

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Jones Farm Scout – August 2020

“These are some of the plants I saw at my place at the end of August.” Betty Photography by Betty Jones. (Click on any picture to zoom & enter the slide show). Plants that are non-native to North America are indicated … Continue reading

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Ashmore Heritage Preserve Scout – August 18, 2020

Photography by Richard Holzman. (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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Bear Pen Gap to Wet Camp Gap – August 10 & 13, 2020

Photography by Penny Longhurst & Aleta Tisdale. Click on any picture to zoom.  

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