Sweet Music!

Our All Things Bright and Beautiful art show at Stirling’s Coffee House was included on last weekend’s gallery tour. Participants were treated to the truly ethereal music provided by harpist Molly Malone. Thank you, Molly, for helping make our exhibit

Sweet Music!

Our All Things Bright and Beautiful art show at Stirling’s Coffee House was included on last weekend’s gallery tour. Participants were treated to the truly ethereal music provided by harpist Molly Malone. Thank you, Molly, for helping make our exhibit

Earliest Woodland Wildflowers

Here they come, just beginning to peek out! It looks like an ordinary winter day, doesn’t it? And a nice afternoon for a walk in Shakerag! But if you look closely, you’ll find the earliest wildflowers emerging. On this early

Earliest Woodland Wildflowers

Here they come, just beginning to peek out! It looks like an ordinary winter day, doesn’t it? And a nice afternoon for a walk in Shakerag! But if you look closely, you’ll find the earliest wildflowers emerging. On this early

Daffodil Daze — a Rite of Spring

Right now’s the time to head to Bell’s Cove to see the marvelous display of daffodils that fill a several-acre meadow and spill into the adjacent woodland and down the creek. There are literally thousands of plants, tens of thousands

Daffodil Daze — a Rite of Spring

Right now’s the time to head to Bell’s Cove to see the marvelous display of daffodils that fill a several-acre meadow and spill into the adjacent woodland and down the creek. There are literally thousands of plants, tens of thousands

Spotted in the Grass!

Look closely — there in the grass, just off the parking lot. See it? Yes! It’s  Virginia spring beauty, Claytonia virginica, flowers, also aptly called grass-flower or fairy spud. We’ve seen several weedier flowers blooming already — bitter cress, speedwell, and

Spotted in the Grass!

Look closely — there in the grass, just off the parking lot. See it? Yes! It’s  Virginia spring beauty, Claytonia virginica, flowers, also aptly called grass-flower or fairy spud. We’ve seen several weedier flowers blooming already — bitter cress, speedwell, and

Caitlin Elam, Sewanee grad (C’03) and one-time Sewanee Herbarium fellow, is a new Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Natural Heritage botanist, charged with monitoring rare plant populations. She will be focusing on the recovery of our federally listed rare

Caitlin Elam, Sewanee grad (C’03) and one-time Sewanee Herbarium fellow, is a new Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Natural Heritage botanist, charged with monitoring rare plant populations. She will be focusing on the recovery of our federally listed rare

Natural History Society Trip

Last Sunday the Sewanee Natural History Society explored Fall Creek Falls State Park in Van Buren County, Tennessee, about an hour northeast of Sewanee. This famous state park is home to six major waterfalls and cascades, including Fall Creek falls,

Natural History Society Trip

Last Sunday the Sewanee Natural History Society explored Fall Creek Falls State Park in Van Buren County, Tennessee, about an hour northeast of Sewanee. This famous state park is home to six major waterfalls and cascades, including Fall Creek falls,

Botanical Illustration Workshop

Join herbarium curator Mary Priestley for a botanical illustration workshop this Saturday morning. Very little drawing is involved in this easy technique. Participants will photocopy then trace a herbarium specimen of their choice, and use information from published sources to

Botanical Illustration Workshop

Join herbarium curator Mary Priestley for a botanical illustration workshop this Saturday morning. Very little drawing is involved in this easy technique. Participants will photocopy then trace a herbarium specimen of their choice, and use information from published sources to