Category Archives: plants

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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Green Swamp Spring 2013

There is hardly any other place on earth like the Green Swamp in the Spring.  Cool breezes blow the tall longleaf pine trees and the warm sun wakes up the carnivorous plants and orchids…it is truly amazing.  Have a look … Continue reading

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What’s happening now!

Oh man, there are so many things going on in the Southeast Coastal Plain these days I just don’t know where to begin! Let’s start with fire.  We have been burning up a storm.  The weather conditions have been in our … Continue reading

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Photos From The Fire Line

Here we are in the midst of fire season in the Southeast Coastal Plain and I would just like to share with you some photos from the fire line.  These were taken in the Green Swamp on 1/22.  Enjoy!! Don’t forget … 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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