Shenandoah Mountain Wildflower Walks Photo Sharing

wfhhWe would love for you to share with us any photos of wildflowers you took while on our hikes.

It is great documentation of the diversity of our Shenandoah Mountain ecosystem and fun to see what everyone encountered on all the hikes!

There are several ways you can share. Choose the one that works best for you!

To keep track of things, tag your photos with “wildflower” and the hike name. The flower name (common name and/or scientific name) is helpful, but not necessary.

The hike names are:
Todd Lake Vicinity or Hone Quarry or North River Gorge

  • Upload to the Headwaters Master Naturalist Flickr Site

1. Log on – Use your Yahoo! ID to login to If you do not have an account, you can sign-up for free.
2. Join Headwaters Master Naturalist’s Flickr group – If you are not already a member of this group, join by clicking “+ Join Group” on the group’s homepage cover photo.
3. Upload an image – After logging in, upload your images by clicking “Upload” in the upper row Flickr menu of your page.
4. Send the Image to Our Group – Click on the image you wish to submit, and use the “Add to Group” link found by scrolling down the page and looking on the right hand side.
5. Tag it with the word “wildflower” (The hike name and flower name are also good tags to include.)– Once added to the group, tag each photo with pertinent tags through the “tag” feature in the right-hand column below the individual photo. This will make them easy to find and collect with photos having similar themes.

  • Headwaters Master Naturalist Facebook group page

Join the Headwaters Master Naturalist Facebook group and post your photos to a Facebook photo album. If you can, tag the photos too.

  • Other photo sharing sites

If you regularly use a different photo sharing site like Dropbox, Google+, SmugMug, upload your photos to that site and share a link to the page or album with Chip at shenmtnwldflwrs [at]

  • E-mail

Send your photos to shenmtnwldflwrs [at], and Chip will post them on the Headwaters Master Naturalist Flickr site.

Note: Uploading or sharing the photos with the Shenandoah Mountain Wildflower Walks implies that you give the Headwaters Master Naturalists and Friends of Shenandoah Mountain permission to display and share the photos on websites or in future informational or publicity materials. To the best of our ability we will request permission from and attribute photos to the person who took them.