Summer Activities 3

One fun thing we’re called upon to do is to take groups of local day campers hiking. Here we are on the Perimeter Trail below Morgan’s Steep. Great hike! Advertisements

Summer Activities 3

One fun thing we’re called upon to do is to take groups of local day campers hiking. Here we are on the Perimeter Trail below Morgan’s Steep. Great hike!

Summertime Activities 2

We have garden clubs visiting the herbarium this summer, and each seems willing to help us with mounting specimens. Pictures here are members of the Franklin County Garden Club. Thanks, ladies!

Summertime Activities 2

We have garden clubs visiting the herbarium this summer, and each seems willing to help us with mounting specimens. Pictures here are members of the Franklin County Garden Club. Thanks, ladies!

Herbarium Summertime Activities

There’s a lot going on this summer in the herbarium. We’re taking a break from research and concentrating on educational outreach. One constant, though, is nature journaling. Our group meets every Thursday morning, 9-11. For the summer we’re at Lake

Herbarium Summertime Activities

There’s a lot going on this summer in the herbarium. We’re taking a break from research and concentrating on educational outreach. One constant, though, is nature journaling. Our group meets every Thursday morning, 9-11. For the summer we’re at Lake

Clematis morefieldii Conservation Work

On Wednesday May 16th, I met Todd Crabtree, a Tennessee state botanist at the Hawkins Cove State Natural Area to help monitor the population of Clematis morefieldii. Clematis morefieldii is state listed endangered, is in the buttercup family, and the common names are

Clematis morefieldii Conservation Work

On Wednesday May 16th, I met Todd Crabtree, a Tennessee state botanist at the Hawkins Cove State Natural Area to help monitor the population of Clematis morefieldii. Clematis morefieldii is state listed endangered, is in the buttercup family, and the common names are

Botanical Drawing Workshop

Such fun teaching this class for the Tennessee Valley Wild Ones at Chattanooga’s Reflection Riding!  

Botanical Drawing Workshop

Such fun teaching this class for the Tennessee Valley Wild Ones at Chattanooga’s Reflection Riding!  

Enjoying the “Uncut” Version of the University Cemetery

Several years ago, Sewanee emeritus professor Jerry Smith talked the campus grounds crew into waiting to mow the cemetery until after the spring flowers have bloomed. This decision has resulted in this lovely springtime appearance to the grounds, as daisy

Enjoying the “Uncut” Version of the University Cemetery

Several years ago, Sewanee emeritus professor Jerry Smith talked the campus grounds crew into waiting to mow the cemetery until after the spring flowers have bloomed. This decision has resulted in this lovely springtime appearance to the grounds, as daisy

Litter Blitz a Big Success

Many thanks to everyone who came out to help — and to Mother Nature for holding off on the rain — for our Litter Blitz this weekend! Great news: several people shared ideas for making next year’s event bigger and

Litter Blitz a Big Success

Many thanks to everyone who came out to help — and to Mother Nature for holding off on the rain — for our Litter Blitz this weekend! Great news: several people shared ideas for making next year’s event bigger and