Going Back to Bear Valley Road, 04-22-19

I got up around 5:00 am and was out the door with the dog before 6:00 am.  I wanted to check out the wildflowers along Bear Valley Road again to see if I could find the Most Beautiful Jewel Flower that was spotted there during the last Tuleyome driving tour.  Trying to drive the car […]

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Wildflowers on Bear Valley Road, 04-13-19

I got up around 6:00 this morning, planning on going out on a wildflower tour with my coworker Nate and volunteer Roxanne. Nate sent me an email, however, saying that his folks were in town and when they heard what he was doing today, they wanted to go with him – so there went Roxanne’s […]

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Through the Capay Valley

I got up about 6:30 this morning and immediately headed toward Woodland.  I wanted to get some photos of the wild flowers along Highways 16 and 20, but first I needed to put some gas in the car (and get some coffee) and stop off at the Tuleyome office to pick up Berry and Essa, […]

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Serpentine Soil Article

My article on serpentine soil has been picked up by the Davis Enterprise newspaper and the Lake County News.  Woo-Hoo! A 12-15-14 update:  It also appeared on the website for the West Sacramento News-Ledger!

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My First Close-Up View of a Kite

I got up around 6 o’clock this morning, so I could get over to the Caches Creek Conservancy’s Nature Preserve by 7:45 for their birding tour.  Luckily I had more than enough time to stop and put some gas in the car, and go to the office to microwave some coffee first.  I got to […]

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