watauga journals

Sugar maple, Acer saccharum, blazing in the forest canopy. The Watauga Reserve, Stone Mountain, Upper Unakas, Western Blue Ridge Mountains, Southern Appalachians, Cherokee National Forest, NE Tennessee, USA. Photo ©Van Miller

Giant 300 year old white oak in full fall colors. The Watauga Reserve, Upper Unakas, Western Blue Ridge Mountains, Cherokee National Forest, East Tennessee, USA. ©Van Miller

Watauga Reserve after snow storm. Stone Mountain, Upper Unaka Mountains, Western Blue Ridge, Southern Appalachians,  Cherokee National Forest, East Tennessee, USA. ©Van Miller