Tag Archives: Butterflies

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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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 … Continue reading

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Sam Knob – Flat Laurel Creek Loop & Log Hollow Overlook – June 12, 2020

Stopped at Log Hollow Overlook on the way back from the Black Balsam trailhead. Glad we did! Photography by Penny Longhurst. Click on any picture to enter the slide show. Plants that are non-native to North America are indicated by … Continue reading

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Sam Knob – Flat Laurel Creek Loop – August 16, 2019

Photography by Ken Borgfeldt, David Heavner, 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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