April 14, 2018, Spring Wildflowers and Plant Associations at Elachee Nature Center, Hall County

Posted under: North Georgia .

Time:  10am – 2pm

Leaders:  Tom Govus and Leslie Edwards

Trip Description:  Chicopee Woods at Elachee Nature Center has a diversity of habitats due to its rugged topography and geologic setting.  The morning will start with Tom Govus describing the many plant assemblages that he has inventoried and mapped here, followed by a walk to view the rich spring flora, which includes nodding, toadshade, and Catesby’s trilliums, among much more.  We will then explore other interesting plant assemblages along Elachee’s trails.

Difficulty:  Moderate

Facilities:  at the Nature Center

Entrance Fee:  $5 for adults, $3 for children 2~12, Elachee members free.

Directions:  go to https://www.elachee.org/

Bring:  lunch to eat on the trail,  hand lens, camera, etc. as desired.

Limit: 20 participants. Register at edwa1616@bellsouth.net