Category Archives: partnerships

Hello! We are still here!

It has been quite a while since the last post in September, but now with monitoring season behind us and fire season roaring away I have found a moment for an update on all of it. Monitoring season finished without issue, … Continue reading

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Fall Interns Are Rolling In!

So every year around this time we get a fresh crop of interns from our local academic institution UNCW.  The Environmental Studies program at UNCW offers a practicum program where students can intern for an organization and receive credit.  We … Continue reading

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Fire Season Begins!

Happy New Year!  It’s been a while since my last post, the holidays and vacation being reason for my slacking, but rest assured 2013 will be full of exciting news from the Southeast Coastal Plain, starting with FIRE SEASON! With the … Continue reading

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Help from a local photographer

The word has spread around the region about our Venus flytrap campaign to raise money for a comprehensive survey of the plant in our Green Swamp preserve. You can read all about our Sci Fund Venus flytrap project here.  We are … Continue reading

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Venus flytrap campaign; the half way point

Hello!  Most of you might be aware of the crowd funding campaign we are running to raise money for a comprehensive survey of the Venus flytrap population in the Green Swamp preserve, and if you don’t know about the campaign … Continue reading

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We sure could use your help!! The Sci Fund Challenge

Venus flytrap – a charismatic…plant? As most of you know The Nature Conservancy is a not-profit organization, which means we operate mostly on donated funds and grants.  So if we have an important project we have to find money to fund it, … Continue reading

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Building a bog garden with the Boiling Spring Lakes Garden Club

So I had the unique opportunity to help the Boiling Spring Lakes Garden Club build a bog garden for carnivorous plants.  The bog garden is situated behind the Boiling Spring Lakes Community Center next to the butterfly garden.  It will give … Continue reading

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