Category Archive: Ferns

Hog Island 6/19/14

On the final full day of the camp, we took the ferry to the mainland and went birding at four locations. This is one of my favorite parts of the camp as this… Continue reading

Camp Hog Island 6/16/14

Last week, I attended the┬áNational Audubon Society’s Camp Hog Island a second time. On the first day, we did a “shakedown cruise” in the boat around some of the areas close to Hog… 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

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 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

Sewanee Field Adventure Part 2: Spectacular Shakerag

On July 2, the group went on a hike through the part of the old growth forest known as Shakerag Hollow on the Sewanee Campus. The biodiversity and number of forest herbs was… Continue reading

Brook Run Park 6/22/13

This Saturday I led my second nature walk at Brook Run Park by my house from 8:00-11:00 A.M. The walk was pretty successful! We heard the same (probably) Wood Thrush singing the whole… Continue reading

Georgia Perimeter College Fern Talk and Walk 6/21/13

This past Friday, I visited the Decatur campus of Georgia Perimeter College, where they host a native plant garden. The botanist there, Dr. Sanko, gave an hour and a half talk about how… Continue reading