Tag Archives: Blue Ridge Parkway

Shut-In Trail – July 16, 2021

Our first field trip since 2019 and 22 members had a glorious day for it! Plants that are non-native to North America are indicated by an asterisk (*) placed after the species name. Photography by Penny Longhurst, Jim Poling, & … Continue reading

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Blue Ridge Parkway in July

Typically, we’re not able to schedule many field trips in July because of the July 4th weekend and the Annual Meeting. However, we manage to squeeze in a few. Below is an selection of plants you might expect to see … Continue reading

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Graybeard Mountain Overlook to Glassmine Falls Overlook Scout – June 15, 2021

Jim led a small group of friends on the Graybeard Mountain Overlook to Glassmine Falls Overlook trail this week. Some of the highlights from the hike can be seen below. Photography by Jim Poling and Randy Richardson.

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Frying Pan Gap Loop Scout – May 17, 2021

We hiked the 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. Plants that are non-native to North America are indicted by an … Continue reading

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BRP Ridgeline Trail Scout – May 16, 2021

Penny couldn’t resist, and checked out the BRP Ridgeline Trail (formerly known to some of us as the Painted Trillium trail) and then continued driving south as far as Wolf Mountain Overlook. Photography by Penny Longhurst.  Click on any picture … Continue reading

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