Tag Archives: South Carolina

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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Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area Scouts – Fall 2020

Richard visited Eva Russell Chandler Heritage Preserve & Wildcat Wayside Park on September 23rd & Penny was at Ashmore Heritage Preserve on October 9th.  Photography by Richard Holzman & Penny Longhurst. (Click on any picture to zoom & enter the slide … 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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Glassy Mountain Scouts – April 6 & 7, 2020

Glassy Mountain is a monadnock that is the remnant of a pluton. For information on its origins check last year’s post here.  Our field trip was scheduled a little earlier this year than when we usually visit. However, most of … Continue reading

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Scouting Reports – Twin Bridges & Ashmore Heritage Preserve – Spring 2020

Daudie and John went back to Twin Bridges on March 28, 2020. Penny went to Ashmore on April 2, 2020. Twin Bridges Pictures Photography by Daudie and John Colton. (Click on any picture to zoom). Ashmore Heritage Preserve Pictures Photography … Continue reading

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Station Cove Scout – March 25, 2020

Daudie, John, & Penny checked out Station Cove on Wednesday (separately – I was leaving, they were coming). We’d had 3 inches of rain in Brevard earlier in the week. Clearly they had a bunch down at Oconee State Park … Continue reading

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Bad Creek to the Whitewater River – October 18, 2019

Information about the construction and operation of the Lake Jocassee Pumped Storage Facility can be found here. Photography by Ken Borgfeldt and Penny Longhurst. Click on any picture to zoom. Plants that are non-native to North America are indicated by … Continue reading

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Ashmore Heritage Preserve – September 20, 2019

Photography by Ken Borgfeldt. (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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Eva Russell Chandler Heritage Preserve – May 24, 2019

Photography by Helen Colson, Alice Greko, David Heavner, Richard Holzman, & Lucy Prim. Click on any picture to zoom.

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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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