Category Archive: Vines

Camp TALON 6/3/14 – Okefenokee NWR and Altamaha WMA

On the third day of Camp TALON, we visited Okefenokee NWR in the morning and Altamaha WMA in the afternoon. The habitat at Okefenokee was beautiful and the organisms we saw diverse. I… Continue reading

Kennesaw Mountain

I went on a walk today with my dad and a friend at Kennesaw Mountain looking for warblers migrating through the state. There was no official Atlanta Audubon Society walk today but one… 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

Kennesaw Mountain 9/7/13

Today I went to Kennesaw Mountain to see if any warblers or other cool fall migrants were about. The day was overall slow and quiet, although I did see a Red-eyed Vireo, an… Continue reading

North Tybee Beach 9/2/13

This Labor Day weekend, I went birding twice on 9/2/13 with Diana Churchill at the north end of Tybee Island. The morning high tide was only 6.3 feet, so the assortment of shorebirds… 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 4.5: Passionate for Pretty Purple Passionflower

The morning after the hike to Fiery Gizzard, I went with a friend on bikes to a patch of vines off of Old Farm Road to find the flowers of Purple Passionflower. We… 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