Upstate Field Trip: Stevens Creek Heritage Preserve
May 17 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Friday, May 17, 8:00am to 3:00pm (+-). Join Rick Huffman for a visit to Stevens Creek Heritage Preserve in McCormick County.
Stevens Creek Heritage Preserve is a unique plant community with G1 ranked species such as Miccosukee gooseerry (Ribes echinellum). Unusual mountain wildflowers also seek refuge on the SC site. Imagine seeing trilliums (lance leaved, nodding and faded), False rue anemone, spring beauty, green violets, and Dutchman’s breeches growing just north of Augusta!
The field trip is a lead up to SCNPS May 18th Parks Mill celebration and viewing the Rocky Shoals Spider Lilies. Field trip participants may want to camp or stay over the the 18th event. (see calendar listing for May 18 to register for the Parks Mill Celebration)
Meet at 8am at the Ingles parking lot, Hyw 25 south in Moonville, (7616 Augusta Rd, Piedmont, SC 29673). To register, contact Rick Huffman at <[email protected]> or call 864 901-7583. Please include your phone number. Bring water, lunch and snacks, and wear appropriate clothing and footwear. A hiking stick is recommended.