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Southeastern Coastal Area Chapter

At right: Venus' Fly Trap, Dionaea muscipula,
is unique to our area.
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Monthly Meetings

The SE Coast Chapter meets for field trips and other events.  For our next event, see the Calendar Items below.
Please note: we will not have a field trip in July.

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Extra Stuff


Please visit our Facebook page for the latest field trip photo albums and more! Click on the Facebook link.

For information on local habitats and the plant species associated with them, please see the photo albums below. For instance, information on beach plants can be found in the Bald Head Island and Fort Fisher albums; pine savanna plants can be found in the Green Swamp and Shaken Creek albums.

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Sunday, October 26, 2014

Croatan National Forest walk with Jeannie Kraus

(2 P.M. - 4 P.M.)

See Croatan National Forest with Jeannie Kraus, former education curator of the NC Maritime Museum in Beaufort and author/illustrator of A Guide to Ocean Dune Plants Common to North Carolina and A Guide to Salt Marsh Plants Common to North Carolina.

We will visit a recently burned area with abundant insectivorous plants as well as the beautiful Millis Rd Savanna Natural Area and other of Jeannie’s favorite spots.  To understand the ecology of the area, see Dirk Frankenberg’s The Nature of North Carolina’s Southern Coast: Barrier Islands, Coastal Waters, and Wetlands.  It is well worth reading the section, “Beaufort through Bogue Sound”, before the trip.

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Sunday, November 02, 2014

Green Swamp walk with Robert Thornhill

(9 A.M. - 11 A.M.)

Sunday, Nov 2, Robert Thornhill will lead a walk in Green Swamp, near Supply, NC.  This is one of the most botanically interesting sites in our area, well-know for carnivorous plants, orchids and more.  Robert has his masters degree in plant biology at NC State and was the 2011 winner of a NC Native Plant Society Shinn Grant Award for his work, The Vascular Flora and Soils of Shaken Creek Savannas (Pender County, NC).  

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Picture Albums


image Shaken Creek walk (June 03, 2012)
image Ev-Henwood walk (May 13, 2012)
image Holly Shelter butterfly/host plant walk with Jeff Pippen (April 15, 2012)
image Boiling Spring Lakes Preserve Outing with Paul Somers (March 25, 2012)
image Green Swamp Field Trip with Roger Shew: a Geology Lesson (February 26, 2012)
image Abbey Nature Preserve winter identification walk (January 15, 2012)
image Holly Shelter Greentree Impoundment walk (November 20, 2011)
image Shelton Herb Farm Trip (October 09, 2011)
image Carolina Beach State Park (September 11, 2011)
image Propagation Workshop with Alistair Glen (June 05, 2011)
image Green Swamp and Boiling Spring Lakes (May 21, 2011)
Shaken Creek Preserve (April 10, 2011)
Southeastern Community College and Lake Waccamaw (March 26, 2011)
Airlie Gardens (February 20, 2011)
Holly Shelter Game Land (November 07, 2010)
Bald Head Island (September 12, 2010)
The Green Swamp and Boiling Spring Lakes (August 14, 2010)
Fort Fisher (July 11, 2010)
Poplar Grove (June 13, 2010)
Ev-Henwood Preserve (May 16, 2010)
image Carolina Beach State Park (April 25, 2010)
Halyburton Park walk March 2010 (March 28, 2010)

Chapter Contact(s)

SE Coast chapter contact information

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