A male and female eastern fence lizard vogue for the camera.
Rattlers are moving early this year. Today this one was well behaved like most timber rattlesnakes. Even when gently lifted off the trail (with a long stick!!!) it never became aggressive, never rattled. You just about have to step on … Continued
After a monumental effort to move the Daffodil Flats trash cache downriver to the Linville Gorge Trail crossing, volunteers went the extra mile and carried the junk across the river to the last stage of its journey out of the … Continued
Troop 899 completed their quarterly trail maintenance on the Spence Ridge Trail today. Most of the work was cleaning out the drains — a critical element in this wide trail that collects a lot of rain that can quickly wash … Continued
Today a Babel Tower trail crew encountered an extremely heavy tank of propane down by the river along with a full complement of other junk. Little stuff is often left behind by campers, but sometimes really big objects like this tank are … Continued
VIDEO: Barred owl out during the day! Barred OwlHave seen a lot of barred owls out during the day lately. Owls have a special way of moving, and though this video isn’t high quality it’s still great to get … Continued