Category Archive: Shrubs

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

Clyde Shepherd Nature Preserve 8/12/13

This morning, I visited Clyde Shepherd Nature Preserve alone and walked most of the trails looking for whatever I could find. The mosquitoes were terrible, so I walked quickly through most of the… Continue reading

Cochran Shoals 7/28/13

This morning my father and I visited Cochran Shoals for a couple of hours to see what was happening there. I will remember this trip especially because we saw a compliant Yellow-crowned Night-Heron… 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 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

Brook Run Nature Walk 6/8/13

Saturday from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM I lead (for the first time) a nature walk at Brook Run Park. There were about 10 people in attendance, and they were quite a nice… Continue reading

Dunwoody Nature Center 5/31/13

This morning I went for a walk with my dog at the Dunwoody Nature Center. There were quite a few interesting organisms in the park. The birds were fairly quiet as I only… Continue reading