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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.

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Graybeard Mountain Overlook to Glassmine Falls Overlook – June 14, 2019

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

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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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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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Are You Ready to Botanize?!

Are you ready for our field trips? After all this time, do you remember the difference between Rue Anemone (Thalictrum thalictroides) and Wood Anemone (Anemone quinquifolia)? We can help! This presentation will give a quick review of how our field … Continue reading

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Ashmore Heritage Preserve Scout – May 17, 2018

The walk was cancelled, but luckily we took lots of pictures on the scout (Click on any picture to zoom & enter the slide show) Photography by Penny Longhurst, Jim Poling & Joe Standaert

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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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Glassy Mountain – April 16, 2018

Click on any picture to zoom. Photography by Ken Borgfeldt, Penny Longhurst, Lucy Prim & Kathleen Sanders Read more info on the plants at Glassy at Glassy Mountain Heritage Preserve by Patrick D. McMillan

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Jones Gap State Park – April 9, 2018

A little damp and chilly, but well worth it! Photography by David Heavner, Penny Longhurst, & Jim Poling On the way back to Brevard some of us drove up Persimmon Ridge Road, passing Ashmore and Eva Chandler Heritage Preserves, and … 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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