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Upstate Field Trip: Native Cane, Chatooga River CANCELLED
March 28 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Due to concern for everyone’ s health and safety, this field trip has been cancelled. We will try it again another time.
Field Trip Event: Chattooga River and River Cane Restoration
Location: SCNPS will sponsor an all-day-field trip to scenic Chattooga River bordering South Carolina and Georgia.
Date: Saturday,March 28th
Leaders: Buzz Williams, Naturalist, Historian, Chattooga Conservancy, Executive, Director and Frank Holeman, Environmental Attorney, Chair Natural Land Trust, Conservationist
Hike rating: Moderate
Our trip will be led by giants in conservation Naturalist Buzz Williams and Frank Holleman conservationis tand environmental attorney. Participants will enjoy seeing an active River Cane (Arundinaria gigantea) restoration project facilitated by Chattooga Conservancy and explore old growth areas along the river. Spring ephemerals should be up and showy.Carpoolers meet 8:30am at 1309 Grove Road in Greenville and carpool to the parking area at SC Highway 28 bridge around 10am. Final itinerary will be senta weekprior the event. Please dress appropriately, bring lunch and water. Our trip will be led by a renownedforest conservationist Buzz Williams. As founderand executive director of the Chattooga Conservancysince 1994, Buzz has been recognized for his knowledge and passion for Sumter National Forests and Chattooga River. Frank Holleman is one of the most influential and get it done conservationist in the state. As an environmental attorney, Frank has led the fight against coal ash polluters winning landmark cases. Through his work as Director of NaturalLand Trust, Frank is responsible for conserving thousands of acres preserving special places and rare plants for future generations.
Carpoolers meet 8:30am at 1309 Grove Road in Greenville and carpool to the parking area at SC Highway 28 bridge around 10am. Final itinerary will be sent weekrior the event. Please dress appropriately, bring lunch and water.