Tag Archives: Butterflies

The South Carolina Botanical Garden

The South Carolina Botanical Garden in Clemson, SC is currently open 7 am to sunset with only the trails open. This is a large garden at 295 acres with many habitats. Allow a day to visit remembering that many visits … Continue reading

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Hiking in Washington State – June 2018

Pictures are from a June 2018 hiking trip to explore the waterfalls of Washington State. We started in Portland and crossed into Washington on the Bridge of the Gods. After visiting Beacon Rock State Park, we drove north through Gifford … Continue reading

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Butterflies & Moths of the Carolinas

May the wings of the butterfly kiss the sunAnd find your shoulder to light on,To bring you luck, happiness and richesToday, tomorrow and beyond.~Irish blessing Well, we could certainly use some of that! David Heavner has been photographing butterflies and … Continue reading

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Plants on Randy’s One Acre..

Randy writes….“I certainly miss the fellowship and learning of the WCBC, but like everyone else am trying to make the best of a bad situation during the pandemic.  My wife and I have been exceedingly cautious and therefore have avoided single … Continue reading

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Wildflowers of North Carolina: A Community Photo Exhibit

North Carolina is home to over 3,000 species of wildflowers. As part of the 2020: Year of the Wildflower theme at the North Carolina Botanical Garden, they asked for submissions of photos of native wildflowers in our state. The result … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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 … Continue reading

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