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High water in the Black River.

  And so the alligator weed flea beetle project continues on the Black River with a monitoring trip to Ivanhoe last Friday 6/28.  You can read about the entire project in these posts from 2011 and 2012; flea beetles?, Flea beetles … Continue reading

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Spring Guided Walks

  Spring is our busiest time of year for “guided walks”.  Groups and organizations from all over the region want to get out and see the interesting and beautiful plants of the Southeast Coastal Plain.  This spring we had garden … Continue reading

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The North American Sarracenia Conservancy

We have some good news to share!  The North American Sarracenia Conservancy  (NASC) has raised $1,250 for a burn at our Old Dock preserve!  NASC has partnered with us on previous projects at some of our other preserves and we are happy to … Continue reading

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Spring is in the air!

Spring has sprung here in the southeast, flowers are blooming, trees are budding and pollen is abundant!  Spring is a good time for us, fire season has come to an end and now we get to see the beautiful results of … Continue reading

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Fire Festival Update!

Planning for the Fire in the Lakes Festival is well on its way and we have some great stuff lined up this year starting with the return of Creative Flame, the most amazing fire juggling team in the world!  They … Continue reading

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BSL Bog Garden Planting

Last week, with donated plants from the NC Botanical Garden in Chapel Hill, the Boiling Spring Lakes Garden Club planted the bog garden with native wetland plants.  If you missed the post on building the bog garden you can see it here. … Continue reading

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Green Swamp Trail Work Day

Last weekend was the semi-annual Green Swamp trail volunteer work day, and it was a huge success! We had a great group of folks that helped including a UNCW freshman community service club.  We were able to get the trail … Continue reading

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