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Sunday, November 02, 2014

Field Trip: Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area

(Meet at 2 PM.)
Event Sponsor: Margaret Reid Chapter

High scenic views and mountain trails await you at Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area. This Piedmont monadnock has been recognized as one of the most important natural areas in the Triangle. It is the highest point in Orange County at 867 feet, and the oak forest, pond, field, heath bluff, and river habitats found on the mountain support species that are rare and significant in this region. See the park’s webpage for more information:  http://www.ncparks.gov/Visit/parks/ocmo/main.php

Meet at the Occoneechee Mountain parking lot at the end of Virginia Cates Rd. in Hillsborough. Please contact Amy Mackintosh (amy @ ncwildflower.org) to register for this trip.

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Sunday, November 02, 2014

Green Swamp walk with Robert Thornhill

(9 A.M. - 11 A.M.)
Event Sponsor: South East Coastal Chapter

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).  

Meet at 8:50 am in the parking lot of the Green Swamp preserve.  Please be on time! We will begin promptly at 9. 

Bring appropriate clothes and footwear.  Sunhat, sunscreen, insect repellent, water and snacks advised.  Mosquitoes and ticks are likely to be plentiful.  No restrooms.  There are places to stop at the intersection of Hwy 17 and 211.

Directions from Wilmington: From the intersection of Hwy 17 and 211 in Supply,  take a right on 211.  Continue for 5.7 miles.  The parking lot is on the right side and is marked with a small Nature Conservancy sign.  There is a borrow pit pond next to the parking.

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Saturday, September 20, 2014

Buck Creek Serpentine Hike, near Franklin, Nc

Event Sponsor: Asheville Chapter

20 September - (with optional 19th as overnight) with Western Carolina Botany Club and Southern Appalachian Plant Society.
We will hike Buck Creek Serpentine with Gary Kaufman, near Franklin NC. 

Let us know if you are overnighting at the Franklin Microtel ($54.), to be included in dinner reservation. ssflower2 At   gmail.com

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Saturday, June 28, 2014

Big East Fork Trail Hike - June 28

Event Sponsor: Asheville Chapter

Big East Fork Trail, off 276, west of Blue Ridge Parkway, near Cruso (is the substitute for the previously scheduled Big Butt Trailhead in the area being repaired and forecast to open “late spring.”)
In Big East Fork, the sweet azaleas will be blooming in June, says Randy Burroughs, our guide.

RSVP to Susan, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)) as there’s a legal limit of 10 per group on this trail, now would be good!
Instructions/reminder will be sent the week before

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