Category Archive: Invasive Species

Camp TALON 6/4/14 – Sapelo Island

On the fourth day of the camp, we took a ferry ride to Sapelo Island and enjoyed a nice field trip led by Malcolm Hodges. While I did not get any lifers, the… Continue reading

Slickrock Creek 4/20/14

This morning, my family and I went on a walk led by two naturalists at the Snowbird Mountain Lodge in North Carolina while we are away for Easter break. The walk took place… Continue reading

Noonday Creek Trail 3/8/14

Saturday morning, I visited Noonday Creek Trail for an Atlanta Audubon Society walk. While I have seen the start of the creek from the bottom of Kennesaw Mountain, I have never walked along… Continue reading

Sewanee Field Adventure Part 4: Rainy Hike to Fiery Gizzard

Saturday July 6th the group took a trip to Foster Falls first and then embarked upon a three-mile hike to a place close to campus called Fiery Gizzard. It rained the whole hike,… Continue reading

Sewanee Field Adventure Part 1: Overgrowth Unveiled

For the past two weeks, I attended a fantastic camp hosted by the Sewanee Environmental Institute on the spectacular 13,000 acre campus of the University of the South. The biodiversity in the old… Continue reading

Sewanee Field Adventure Part 6: Plant ID Session and Geology

The morning of the second Tuesday, the group was lead on a plant walk followed by a geology talk. On the plant walk, we visited another granite outcrop plant community where we saw… Continue reading

Sewanee Field Adventure Part 5: Cool Caving (100th Post!!!)

The second Monday morning of the camp, the group went caving with the cave biology professor. We learned about the difference between troglobionts – organisms that spend their whole lives in caves, and… Continue reading

Sewanee Field Adventure Part 3: Fun on the Farm and the Beauty of Burning

On Friday, June fifth, the group visited the native plant garden, Cheston Farm and one of the burn sites on the campus. I had some fun working in the garden and seeing the… Continue reading