Georgia Outdoors TV show – Mountain Bogs episode wins SE Emmy

Georgia Outdoors, a Telly-award winning show on Georgia Public Broadcasting out of Atlanta, recently won a Southeast Emmy in the Best Magazine category for the episode “Mountain Magic”. Half of the 26-minute episode was devoted to Mountain Bogs and the Georgia Plant Conservation Alliance and collaborating researchers. Watch at http://www.gpb.org/georgia-outdoors/episodes/21/2104.  Thanks to Mincy Moffett, botanist with…

Bog Learning Network Field Trip Report

We had a fantastic Bog Learning Network Field Trip.  We ended up with 22 attendees from NC Wildlife Resources Commission, NC Forest Service, US Forest Service, The Nature Conservancy, US Fish and Wildlife Service, UNC-Asheville, and Warren Wilson College, Mountain True, and the Knoxville Zoo.  We hope to be able to provide video and audio from this…

International Bog Day Event July 29 – 30, 2015

MorPresented by Friends of Plant Conservation, NC Plant Conservation Program and partners US Fish & Wildlife Service, Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy, and The Nature Conservancy Day One  Wednesday evening, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  Cedar Mountain Community Center, Cedar Mountain (Transylvania County) NC Jim Fowler – Beautiful & Unique Plants of Southern Bogs  An avowed…