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Biltmore Azalea Garden – April 20, 2018

We spent a wonderful sunny day viewing the Biltmore gardens and conservatory. 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 … Continue reading

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Naturalists Visit Newfoundland – January 19, 2018

Jim Poling was amazed by the geology, history, culture, birds, and wildflowers on his visit to Newfoundland in July 2016. His talking about it encouraged Penny Longhurst to go in July 2017. Jim and Penny will share what they learned … Continue reading

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Death Valley – 2016 Wildflower Super Bloom – February 17, 2017

Presenters: Joe and Mary Standaert. Death Valley is the hottest, driest place on the entire North American continent. But once every 10 years or so, something magical happens: The valley explodes with a rare floral “super bloom,” in which its … Continue reading

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More Adventures in Colombia – November 4, 2016

Larason & Juanita entertained us with a talk about their return trip to Colombia. Their “chicken bus” style of travel, with few advance reservations, sometime forced itinerary changes, but nothing serious. Before the presentation, Bonnie told us about her experience watching … Continue reading

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