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.

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

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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 two playgrounds. The property was formerly the Highland Lake Golf Club and remains home for a wide variety of indigenous animals and plants. Open from dawn until dusk, seven days a week / Located at 55 Highland Golf Drive, Flat Rock, NC 28731

Photography by Jock Aplin. Click on any picture to enter the slide show.

 

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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 by an asterisk (*) placed after the species name.

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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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Sam Knob – Flat Laurel Creek Loop Scout – August 11 & 17, 2020

Charlie & Alice hiked the loop on August 11th & Penny hiked the meadow on August 17th.

Photography by Alice & Charlie Brice and Penny Longhurst. Click on any picture to 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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Bull Gap In-and-Out Scout – August 6, 2020

History of Rattlesnake Lodge

Joe hiked in-and-out from Bull Gap towards Rattlesnake Lodge. Photography by 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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Sky Valley Road Scout – July31, 2020

Richard has been keeping an eye on Sky Valley Road for us.  Check out what’s new since last time. Photography by  Richard Holzman. 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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Frying Pan Gap Loop Scout – August 4, 2020

Hiked Frying Pan Gap Trail from the gate to the campground and then returned along the Parkway.  Photography by Penny Longhurst. 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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Native Flora of Henderson County Walkways – June 21 – July 25, 2020

With time on his hands, Ken and his faithful dog, 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 Flat Rock. Much more to come at a later date! Photography by Ken Borgfeldt. (Click on any picture to zoom & enter the slide show).