Posts Tagged: Shakerag Hollow

2 trilliums

Wildflower Walk April 4

  Meet at Green’s View at 10 AM for a walk in Shakerag Hollow, Sewanee’s Mecca for wildflowers. It’s about a 2-mile hike with several hundred feet of elevation change, including a steep climb at the end. Dress for the weather

2 trilliums

Wildflower Walk April 4

  Meet at Green’s View at 10 AM for a walk in Shakerag Hollow, Sewanee’s Mecca for wildflowers. It’s about a 2-mile hike with several hundred feet of elevation change, including a steep climb at the end. Dress for the weather

shakerag sketches

Come Sketch With Us

The herbarium’s nature journaling group is headed to Shakerag Hollow Thursday, April 2, to do some sketching. Meet at Green’s View at 9 AM to carpool to the Alto Road entrance We’ll stop at about 11:00. Bring whatever drawing materials

shakerag sketches

Come Sketch With Us

The herbarium’s nature journaling group is headed to Shakerag Hollow Thursday, April 2, to do some sketching. Meet at Green’s View at 9 AM to carpool to the Alto Road entrance We’ll stop at about 11:00. Bring whatever drawing materials

The sori can be seen on the underside of the leaf blade in brownish clumps.

Walking Fern

For each different species of plant found on the Domain, the 13,000 acres owned by Sewanee: The University of the South, we collect a specimen as proof of its presence. This data is compiled so that every specimen in the

The sori can be seen on the underside of the leaf blade in brownish clumps.

Walking Fern

For each different species of plant found on the Domain, the 13,000 acres owned by Sewanee: The University of the South, we collect a specimen as proof of its presence. This data is compiled so that every specimen in the

buckeye

Look-alikes

Here’s a tree ID quiz! These two are blooming now in and around Sewanee.  This first plant, a native here, is  right at home in the mixed-mesophytic forests, such as Shakerag Hollow, on the sides of the plateau. Two big

buckeye

Look-alikes

Here’s a tree ID quiz! These two are blooming now in and around Sewanee.  This first plant, a native here, is  right at home in the mixed-mesophytic forests, such as Shakerag Hollow, on the sides of the plateau. Two big

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Shakerag with the Girl Scouts

Oh my goodness, is this an energetic, enthusiastic group!  Amanda Knight and her multi-aged scout troop, supported by one Sewanee student and a raft of mothers and grandmothers, took to the trail in Shakerag Hollow today! And what sharp eyes!

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Shakerag with the Girl Scouts

Oh my goodness, is this an energetic, enthusiastic group!  Amanda Knight and her multi-aged scout troop, supported by one Sewanee student and a raft of mothers and grandmothers, took to the trail in Shakerag Hollow today! And what sharp eyes!

Nathan Shakerag

Wildflower Walks

The season for spring wildflower walks is in full swing! Today Yolande   Gottfried and Mary Priestley led walks in Shakerag Hollow and at Rock Island State Park respectively. On Saturday, April 5, Nathan Bourne leads another in Shakerag. Meet Nathan

Nathan Shakerag

Wildflower Walks

The season for spring wildflower walks is in full swing! Today Yolande   Gottfried and Mary Priestley led walks in Shakerag Hollow and at Rock Island State Park respectively. On Saturday, April 5, Nathan Bourne leads another in Shakerag. Meet Nathan

bloodroot profusion

Acre of Bloodroot

First it was one bloodroot; then a few more. Now there is a profusion, tumbling down the hillsides in our coves and gorges.  The same goes for hepatica, another fresh and beautiful spring woodland wildflower. Here they are — not

bloodroot profusion

Acre of Bloodroot

First it was one bloodroot; then a few more. Now there is a profusion, tumbling down the hillsides in our coves and gorges.  The same goes for hepatica, another fresh and beautiful spring woodland wildflower. Here they are — not