A Few Birds on a Brief Visit, 01-24-19

Around 9:00 am I headed over to the Effie Yeaw Nature Preserve to meet with their volunteer coordinator, Rachel. They needed someone to help out at the preserve. I’d gotten my Certified California Naturalist certificate through Effie Yeaw, so I thought that by volunteering there, I’d have the opportunity to give them back a little […]

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Turkey Vultures, Wild Turkeys, Deer and More 01-06-18

It had rained during the night and was overcast when I headed out to the Effie Yeaw Preserve for my walk. (Had to stop and put gas in the car first.) It was 49º when I got to the river, and the clouds broke up over the following few hours. I came across the usual […]

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Zoo Day #2!

Day Thirteen of my Vacation.  I got up around 7:30 this morning and had a leisurely breakfast before heading out to Folsom for Zoo Day #2.  I’m a “friend of the zoo” so I got free passes to this one, too.  The low today was 43° and the high was 72°, so it made for […]

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