Category Archives: volunteers

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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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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Here’s to Volunteers!!!

I would like to dedicate this post to all of our hard-working volunteers.  It is always a pleasure working with our volunteers, whether it be on a fire or helping plant wiregrass or doing some trail maintenance, we always have … Continue reading

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SECP Staff Volunteer Day!

Well it’s not that often we as the SECP staff volunteer for an event…all together.  Last week was one of those times.  Dan, Angie and I traveled to Charlotte to donate some of our time to our River Jam campaign. What is this?  River … Continue reading

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Summer; it’s a transition time in our office.  We are closing things down from FY ’12 and planning new goals and exciting projects for FY ’13.  I like summer because it is a good time to reflect on the year … Continue reading

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Flea beetles cont.

So one of my very first posts on this blog was about an invasive species control project we have on the Black River to control alligator weed.  You can read all about it in my post “Flea beetles?”. Alligator weed is … Continue reading

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