Preserve manager Beverly James, left, pointed out old trees, including a 318-year-old chinquapin oak, during a hike at Floracliff Nature Sanctuary on Saturday. The hike was one of several celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of the late Mary Wharton, who established the preserve in southern Fayette County.
Preserve manager Beverly James, left, pointed out old trees, including a 318-year-old chinquapin oak, during a hike at Floracliff Nature Sanctuary on Saturday. The hike was one of several celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of the late Mary Wharton, who established the preserve in southern Fayette County. Lexington Herald-Leader
Preserve manager Beverly James, left, pointed out old trees, including a 318-year-old chinquapin oak, during a hike at Floracliff Nature Sanctuary on Saturday. The hike was one of several celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of the late Mary Wharton, who established the preserve in southern Fayette County. Lexington Herald-Leader

Floracliff celebration

October 14, 2012 6:50 PM