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Plott Balsam Overlook & Heintooga Ridge Road – May 20, 2019

We started at Plott Balsam Overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway (mile post 457.9) and zeroed the odometer. Subsequent stops were made on Heintooga Ridge Road after approximately 1.6 miles at “Mile High OL”, 1.9 & 2.9 miles for roadside … Continue reading

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Corneille Bryan Native Garden – May 13, 2019

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 … Continue reading

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BRP Ridgeline Trail – May 17, 2019

Photography by Ken Borgfeldt, Jim Poling, & Joe Standaert. Click on any picture to zoom.  

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Big Ridge Loop – May 10, 2019

Photography by Ken Borgfeldt. Click on any picture to zoom.

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Craven Gap North – May 3, 2019

Photography by Ken Borgfeldt, Penny Longhurst & Jim Poling Click on any picture to zoom & enter the slide show  

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Coleman Boundary – April 29, 2019

Click on any picture to enter slide show. Photography by Ken Borgfeldt, David Heavner, Penny Longhurst, Jim Poling, & Joe Standaert  

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Biltmore Azalea Garden – April 26, 2019

We spent a wonderful day viewing the Biltmore gardens. Thanks to Wes for a real treat! You might find the following article about the creation of the Biltmore Azalea garden interesting: THE AZALEA HUNTERS OF BILTMORE  by Bill Alexander Photography by Jim Poling

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Givens Estates – April 22, 2019

(Click on any picture to zoom) Photography by Ken Borgfeldt, David Heavner, Penny Longhurst, & Jim Poling

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Glassy Mountain – April 15, 2019

On the way to the walk we were discussing the origins of Glassy Mountain and Kent researched it when he got home. Here is what he found. Monadnocks are mostly about what’s there – not how they got there. A … Continue reading

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Table Rock State Park; Lower Trail – April 12, 2019

Click on any picture to enter the slide show. Photography by Ken Borgfeldt & Alice Greko

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