Lower Cat Gap – May 22, 2017

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Photography by Ken Borgfeldt, Penny Longhurst, & Jim Poling

 

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Eva Russell Chandler Heritage Preserve – May 19, 2017

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Photography by Ken Borgfeldt, Joy Charlebois, Alice Greko, Penny Longhurst, Jim Poling, & Joe Standaert

 

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Craven Gap – May 15, 2017

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Photography by Ken Borgfeldt, Penny Longhurst, & Jim Poling

 

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BRP Ridgeline Trail – May 12, 2017

BRP Ridgeline Trail (Formerly known to some of us as the Painted Trillium trail).

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Photography by Jock Aplin, Ken Borgfeldt, Penny Longhurst, & Jim Poling

 

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Ferrin Knob Trail – May 8, 2017

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Photography by Ken Borgfeldt, Penny Longhurst, & Jim Poling

 

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Connestee Falls – May 5, 2017

Did we ever get lucky with the weather! And, after 3 inches of rain in the previous 24 hours, the creeks were really flowing. Click on any picture to zoom.

Photography by Penny Longhurst, Jim Poling, & Lucy Prim

 

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Glassy Mountain & Boggs Rock – April 28, 2017

Elf orpine pictures were taken at Boggs Rock. For more information about Boggs Rock check out Jim Fowler’s blog

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Photography by Ken Borgfeldt, Penny Longhurst, & Jim Poling

 

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Corneille Bryan Native Garden – April 21, 2017

The Corneille Bryan Native Garden was established in 1990 to call attention to the unique plant life in the Southern Appalachians and to promote its preservation. By 2012 there were approximately 500 species of plants, excluding grasses and weeds. You can read an “Our State” magazine article about our wonderful guide, Janet, and the gardens here. Click on any picture to zoom.

Photography by Ken Borgfeldt, Penny Longhurst, Jim Poling, & Joe Standaert

 

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Collier Cove Nature Preserve – April 10, 2017

Collier Cove Nature Preserve

Photography by Penny Longhurst & Jim Poling

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Pearson’s Falls – April 7, 2017

Thanks Millie. We had a wonderful visit, as usual!
If you missed them, make sure you check out Lucy’s articles about Millie and also the Green Violet that appeared in past issues of Shortia.

You can also check out the pictures posted by the NCNPS Western Chapter who were also at Pearson’s today here 

Photography by Alice Greko and Penny Longhurst

 

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