Pictures from the Plant Biology Club’s trip to Bird Island NC. From left to right: Dr. Chad Jordan,Leah Elsea, Emma Lookabaugh, Jack Taylor, Alicia Smith, Lee Kimmel, Ezekial Overbaugh, Candace Knotts, Leslee Ann Petersen, and Heather Leluan.Photo by Kristen Kostelnik.
The Plant Biology Club at Bird island

Plant Biology Club eating lunch before heading to the Bird Island. From left to right: Leslee Ann Petersen, Kristen Kostelnik, Dr. Chad Jordan, Heather Leluan, Leah Elsea, Ezekial Overbaugh, Jack Taylor, and Emma Lookabaugh . Eating Lunch

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kristen Kostelnik, a graduate student from the department telling the Plant Biology Club a little about the area as we walk out to the beach.Kristen Kostelnik explains about Bird Island

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Part of the Plant Biology Club walking out on the boardwalk to the beach.Walking on the boardwalk
From left to right Ezekial Overbaugh, Dr. Chad Jordan, Leah Elsea, and Heather Leluan.

 

Lee Kimmel enjoys the sea breezeOn the Beach

Lee Kimmel, a member of the Plant Biology Club enjoys the breezy weather near the coast.
Emma Lookabaugh, Jack Taylor, Alicia Smith, and Leslee Ann Petersen walk on the beach.

 

 

Describing the flora of the area
The Plant Biology Club walks inland lead by Kristen Kostelnik to hear about some of the flora of the coast.

 

The Plant Biology Club look at an endangered plant called seabeach amaranth. From left to right: Kristen Kostelnik, Ezekial Overbaugh, Heather Leluan, Lee Kimmel, Leah Elsea, Leslee Ann Petersen, Jack Taylor, and Alicia Smith.Endangered plants at the coast

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Plant Biology Club listens to Kristen Kostelnik explain about coastal flora. From left to right: Kristen Kostelnik, Alicia Smith, Leah Elsea, Leslee Ann Petersen, Dr. Chad Jordan and Ezekial Overbaugh.Discussing coastal flora

Dune
The Plant Biology Club members climb a sand dune that is a crucial part of the coastal environment. From left to right: Ezekial Overbaugh, Jack Taylor, and Lee Kimmel.

 

Writing in Kindred spirits notebookWalking along the rocks
Plant Biology Club members write on notebooks from the famous “Kindred Spirit” mailbox on Bird Island. From left to right: Dr. Chad Jordan, Lee Kimmel, Leah Elsea, Ezekial Overbaugh, Alicia Smith, Leslee Ann Petersen, Heather Leluan and Emma Lookabaugh.

 

Walking along the rocks that on the edge of Bird Island. From left to right: Leah Elsea, Heather Leluan Emma Lookabaugh, Jack Taylor, Alicia Smith, Leslee Ann Petersen, and Dr. Chad Jordan.

 

Jack Taylor on Bird Island

Plant Biology Club member Jack Taylor stands on a rock on the edge of Bird Island.

 

 

 

Two Plant Biology Club members navigate their way through rocks on the coast. From left to right: Heather Leluan and Emma Lookabaugh.Rocks and beach

Plant Biology Club members watching the sea and climbing rocks. From left to right: Jack Taylor, Lee Kimmel, Leah Elsea, and Ezekial Overbaugh.


Plant Biology Club walks along the board walk as the leave the beach to head home. From front to back: Alicia Smith, Emma Lookabaugh, Heather Leluan, Jack Taylor, Ezekial Overbaugh, Kristen Kostelnik, Leah Elsea, and Leslee Ann Petersen.

Heading Home


 

On Saturday November 21, 2009, Plant Biology Club helped Raleigh Park’s and Rec move plants from their old location to a temporary location until a new greenhouse is built. Plant Biology Club member Alicia Smith places a plant in the greenhouse Raleigh Parks and Rec has for storing its plants.Storing plants in Greenhouse

Dr. Chad Jordan holds a wreath made of succulent plants

Dr. Chad Jordan hold up a wreath made of succulent plants.

Plant Biology Club listens as a member of Raleigh Parks and Rec explains how the plants are to be arranged in the greenhouse be arranged in the greenhouse. Plant Biology Club members from left to right: Dr. Chad Jordan, Alicia Smith, Jennifer Meoni, and Mary Lewis. At the Greenhouseanother

All the Plant Biology Club members who turned out to help Raleigh Parks and Rec in the greenhouse that temporarily stores the plants. From left to right: Mary Lewis, Alicia Smith, Dr. Chad Jordan, Jennifer Meoni, and Candace Knotts    Plant Biology Club members