Galax in the Southern Appalachian Mountains

One of the most striking plants to grace the forest floor in the Southern Appalachian Mountains is Galax (Galax urceolata).   Preferring a cool climate, galax boasts glossy, heart-shaped leaves which spread via rhizomes, often forming large populations. The 8 to … Continue reading

Flint Knapping Workshop June 22 & 23

Bob Estep, along with his friends Chris Edens and Clark Sams, will be teaching this excellent and informative weekend workshop dedicated to learning the art of FLINTKNAPPING! Traditional tools, such as billets made of antler, pressure flakers, and  hammerstones, were … Continue reading