Wilma Dykeman RiverWay Walking Tours
Join RiverLink for a series of walking tours of the Wilma Dykeman RiverWay!
Learn about the nature and history of the river and parks, and the future plans for the RiverWay. Tours are led in the spring by RiverLink staff, area experts, and volunteers.
For current dates please see the table below or our homepage for any schedule changes. For details or to help lead a tour contact Worth McAlister, Assistant Volunteer Coordinator and AmeriCorps member at email@example.com or at (828) 252-8474 x 17.
At the Feb. 4 twig ID event, we promised to put the Winter Tree ID Presentation on the Web site:
Click here for the pdf.
Here is the master list of flora found at Richmond Hill Park on the Nature Walks: Nature Walks Flora
And from our Growing Season Tree ID Nature Walks on Saturday, May 5 & 19, here is our leaf press collection: Leaves of the Southern Appalachians. This .pdf shows the corresponding characteristics of each tree listed in the leaf collection: Trees of the Southern Appalachians characteristics.
Birds spotted at Carrier Park Birds Spotted At French Broad River Park
Bird Walk tour 2010: Bird Walk Tour 6/2012
Kildeer Great Blue Heron Eastern Bluebird
European Starling Turkey Vulture American Robin
American Goldfinch Rock Pigeon Northern Mockingbird
Palm Warbler Mourning Dove Brown Thrasher
Yellow rumper warbler Chimney Swift European Starling
Wood duck Ruby-throated Hummingbird Cedar Waxwing
Mallard Red-bellied Woodpecker Common Yellowthroat
Rough winged swallow Downy Woodpecker Yellow-breasted Chat
Tree swallow Pileated Woodpecker Eastern Towhee
Eastern bluebird Acadian Flycatcher Chipping Sparrow
Yellow crowned night heron Willow Flycatcher Song Sparrow
Song sparrow Eastern Phoebe Northern Cardinal
Northern Mockingbird Eastern Kingbird Indigo Bunting
Cardinal White-eyed Vireo Red-winged Blackbird
American Robin Red-eyed Vireo Common Grackle
Eastern phoebe Blue Jay Brown-headed Cowbird
Canada Goose American Crow Orchard Oriole
Mourning dove Northern Rough-winged Swallow Baltimore Oriole
Downy woodpecker Cliff Swallow House Finch
Blue jay Barn Swallow American Goldfinch
American crow Carolina Chickadee House Sparrow
Carolina wren Tufted Titmouse
White throated sparrow White-breasted Nuthatch
Brown headed cowbird Carolina Wren
Marsh wren Blue-gray Gnatcatcher