Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Lumberjacks Finish 2nd in 2009 Mid Atlantic Meet

The HCC Lumberjacks made the 9 hour trek to western Maryland and came very close to ousting the reigning Mid-Atlantic champions, Penn State Mont Alto. HCC Freshman Daniel Jones placed a solid second in the STIHL Mid Atlantic Collegiate Challenge posting amazing times in the four STIHL events.

A Message from the New Club President

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Mid-Atlantic Trip

We will be meeting at the vans behind the student center at 6:30 AM tomorrow morning, Friday April 16th, with plans to leave at 7:00 AM. Be prepared to camp up there, as we decided not to rent motel rooms.

See you guys in the morning,


Monday, April 6, 2009

Shining Rock Wilderness Hike

This last Saturday we had a great hike in the Shining Rock Wilderness, and much fun was had by all. We thank all who attended the hike and especially Bob Pinkston, who led the hike. Here are some shots from the excursion. Enjoy!


American Chestnut Foundation Presentation

Hey there folks!

Today we had Bryan Burhans from the American Chestnut Foundation share with us the state of the American chestnut, and what they have done to further research into the restoration of this American giant. He spoke of the American chestnut's historical, ecological and economic importance, as well as some of the traits and characteristics that made it such an important player in the construction of our country's infrastructure. The breeding programs that are being developed by the foundation are sighted in on eventual reintroduction and restoration of this once dominant tree to our national forests. Here are a few shots from the Presentation, as well as a link to the foundation's site. I encourage you to check it out, and possibly become a supporter. A special thanks to Bryan for the presentation, Frank for all the hard work in setting this up, and all the great folks that showed up to support our club.


This is Bryan doing his presentation

Here is club president Frank Potts presenting Bryan with a HCC Forestry Club T-shirt

Friday, April 3, 2009

Shining Rock hike

Remember to meet in the old Wal-Mart parking lot at 9 AM. See you guys there!