These double-page drawings are from a field sketchbook of North Carolina native habitats and natural communities in the coastal plain, piedmont, and mountain regions of the state. Each drawing shows characteristic details of each habitat on a particular day and season. Coastal Plain habitat sketches are Shelter Creek, Black River, Croatan National Forest, Shaken Creek Savannas, and Holly Shelter. Piedmont sketches are Mitchell Mill Flatrock, Picture Creek Diabase Glade, Flower Hill, B.W.Wells Natural Area, Swift Creek, Raven Rock, and Haw River, Mountain habitats are Moses Cone, Rich Mountain Gap and Little River, Waterfalls, and Cedar Rock, all in Dupont State Forest. Click thumbnails to see each whole page.
Artwork copyright © 2013 by Betty Lou Chaika. No images may be copied, displayed, reposted, or republished without express consent of the artist.