Plant walk at Ghost River SNA with naturalist Allan Trently

  • March 29, 2014 · 10:00 AM

REGISTRATION REQUIRED PER BELOW:

Plant Walk at Ghost River State Natural Area

Date: Saturday, March 29, 2014

Time: 10:00 a.m. CT

Meeting Location: Meet at the intersection of Hwy 57 and Yager Rd. at caution light in LaGrange

Directions: From Memphis, follow Poplar Ave. (Hwy 57) through Collierville, Rossville, and Moscow to LaGrange. From Jackson, TN and points east take Hwy 18 south through Bolivar and Hickory Valley, turn right onto Hwy 57 and go west two miles to LaGrange.

Leaders: Allan J. Trently, West Tennessee Stewardship Ecologist

Reservations required: RSVP before 4:00 PM on Thursday, March 27th to Mr. Trently at[masked] or at [masked]

Description: This early spring trip will visit a rather large population of Southern Twayblade (Listera australis), known from only two counties in Tennessee. This small orchid is the earliest blooming native orchid in Tennessee. We will also visit the sandhill community where sand post oak (Quercus margaretta) occurs and look for other early spring plants. The walk is considered easy to moderate. Boots are recommended due to possible muddy locations. Please bring lunch. There is no set time to how long the event will last. Participants are free to leave anytime during the day. For more information on Ghost River State Natural Area, including descriptions, directions, and maps, visit the t Division of Natural Areas web site at: http://tn.gov/environment/natural-areas/natural-areas/ghostriver/.

HOWARD     silver pontiac vibe    [masked]


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  • Michael H.

    tore a muscle in my back Thursday night. Been totally immobilized since then.

    March 30, 2014

  • Ebony

    I got a late start. I'm not going to be able to make it there by 10a. Have fun everyone.

    March 29, 2014

  • Noel P.

    The rain has stopped. Come on out.

    March 29, 2014

  • Connie B.

    Sry have to go out of town

    March 29, 2014

  • Huyen (April) L.

    Not feeling very well this morning to go out. Sorry for the last minute change.

    March 29, 2014

  • Carol S.

    Plans changed, need to cancel have fun in thaMud!

    March 28, 2014

  • howard

    A carpool/caravan will depart the Arlington Visitor Center (12036 Arlington Trail) at 8:45am and we will go straight to the trailhead. If you ride with me, plan on hanging around for a while (maybe as late as 5pm).

    Reminder - you must register per instructions in post.

    March 24, 2014

    • Chris

      Ok thanks that's the one I was talking about.

      March 28, 2014

    • Huyen (April) L.

      Hi I will meet you at the visitor center

      1 · March 28, 2014

  • howard

    NO PETS ON THE HIKE PLEASE!

    March 28, 2014

    • Natasha M.

      Howard, will you be making it to the visitor's center tomorrow? If not, who's the new designated lead?

      March 28, 2014

    • howard

      i should be there

      March 28, 2014

  • Scot A.

    Family emergency in PA.

    March 28, 2014

  • Chris

    Hey Howard I am meeting you too at the visitor center.

    March 27, 2014

  • Jean T.

    Hey Howard, we are going to meet up with you at Visitors Center to follow you to location.

    March 27, 2014

  • Jeannine P.

    Emailed for Reservations & will RSVP for myself & 8 yr old son if there is still room

    March 25, 2014

  • Carol S.

    Will get reservation, Howard

    March 24, 2014

  • Alisa M. F.

    I have sent my RSVP to Allan Trently via email.

    January 6, 2014

  • Scot A.

    Allan confirmed our registration

    January 3, 2014

  • Scot A.

    Sent a registration request to Allan for Joanna and me.

    January 2, 2014

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