Ah yes. Spring is here
and there's no better place to be than in North Carolina... naturally!
Better make sure to put some sunscreen on.
In the spring we celebrate the resumption of activity
in the plant world and start making all those plans for the summer.
With that in mind...
- Spring Wildflowers
This will tell you what to expect of spring in the southern mountains.
- William Bartram
Our profile of the first American-born Botanist/Naturalist, with
a focus on his North Carolina mountain trip.
- Obnoxious Plants
One thing you'll want to identify (and stay away from) is Poison
Ivy. It's found throughout the state and the best remedy for it
is to stay away from it.
- Triangle Area Recreation
Since a large chunk of the population of NC lives around the major
metro areas, we've pulled together some info for those who want
a quick shot of nature in the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill area without
travelling more than an hour.
- NCNatural Selections
The ultimate resource for books and reference materials for North
Carolina Weather -
More than just the forcast. We've got links to maritime conditions,
surf reports, river levels and a lot more.
It's certainly not too early to start planning your next NC adventure.
Here are the links to whats happening throughout the state.
- Music and Festivals -
Spring comes in with music in the air. Get the updates.
- Travel Resources-
We've got a lot of resources for helping you plan your next NC getaway,
whether it's to the beach, the mountains or anywhere in-between.
Ridge Parkway -
The definitive guide to the Parkway.
- Wildflowers of North Carolina
Profiles of many of the showiest of NC's flowering plants.
- North Carolina's National Forests
Our guide to the best areas for outdoor recreation in the National
Forests- the Pisgah, Nantahala, Uwharrie and Croatan National Forests.
Our coverage focuses on the nature of the barrier islands and includes
coastal and barrier island dynamics, significant natural areas of
our coast, barrier island plants and wildflowers, and more. Get your
soul tuned into the turning of the tides.