Today’s TTN video is about another gorgeous native wildflower, the beardtongue. Each new flower discovery we make has made our daily nature walks more and more exciting. Enjoy the beardtongues! If you have any suggestions for future topics you’d like to see in this blog, please leave them in the comments! *All photos… Read More Beardtongue
Today’s TTN vlog is about the partridgeberry. This plant is teensy! It grows along the ground, and can easily be overshadowed by larger, showier plants. However, when it’s winter time, partridgeberry is often the only splash of color one sees, surrounded by a sea of brown leaves and bare twigs and branches. If you… Read More Partridgeberry
My kids and I had a short hike yesterday at Durant Nature Park before the rains from Hurricane Matthew showed up. Little did we know that the park’s fungal residents would be putting on a show!
On cold, rainy fall nights like this one, I can’t help but think wistfully of those warm, sunny days spent with my kids wandering the paths and trails at the NC Zoo. As you walk down the path from the alligator pond towards the underpass with the Billy Goats Gruff statue, you will cross a… Read More Know Your Neighborhood – Northern Water Snake