Monthly Archives: April 2016

Spring Flowers of the Sweet Gum Tree – Liquidambar styraciflua

Sweet Gums (Liquidambar styraciflua) are among the commonest trees in the South, and are found in huge numbers throughout the Piedmont and Coastal Plain of North Carolina.¬† Although the spring flowers are fairly large, they are held high in the … Continue reading

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Brief Update: Black Vultures Nesting at the B. W. Wells S.R.A.

Each winter for the past five years, a pair of Black Vultures have nested in a hollow tree at the B. W. Wells S.R.A., at Falls Lake, North Carolina.¬† It is¬†presumably the same pair each time, as Black Vultures are … Continue reading

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