- Cottonwood Canyon in a Beautiful Spring Rain. Saturday, March 31, 2012.
- Friends of Montclair RR Trail Volunteer Workday!! Saturday, February 18, 2012.
- Newly Planted Natives Revel in the Rain! Monday, February 13, 2012.
- Fern Ravine Planting Day with Friends of Sausal Creek! Saturday, February 11, 2012.
- Conclusive Broom Removal Begins, and We Plant the First Native Wildflowers!! Sunday, February 5, and Onwards!
- Cottonwood (Beaconsfield) Canyon Volunteer Workday!! Saturday, January 28, 2011.
- Montclair Park Progress Continues: Volunteers of America Remove the Overburden. Monday, January 30, 2012.
- Volunteers of America Kick A** on the Broom Thicket, Thursday, January 26, 2012.
- Monclair Park Restoration Project Update: Awesome Example of Decades-Old French Broom. Thursday, January 26, 2012.
- Montclair Park Update: How Local, Community-based Habitat Restoration Volunteers Heal Our Parks and Save our City $$. Tuesday, January 24, 2012.
- Montclair Park Restoration Project, Sausal Creek Watershed. Tuesday, January 24, 2012.
- Old Camp in Joaquin Miller Park Near Redwood Bowl
- Splendid East Ridge Broom Pull! Redwood Regional Park, Saturday, November 5, 2011
- Pallid Manzanita Workday with Friends of Sausal Creek!! Saturday, September 10, 2011.
- Beaconsfield Canyon Plant Pathology: Technical Post
- Goodness, Where Did That Come From? Beaconsfield Canyon, Saturday, July 31, 2011.
- Beaconsfield Canyon Workday with Friends of Sausal Creek!! Saturday, July 31, 2011.
- Big Prairie Broom Removal Plots: Reprise, Rationale, and Protocol
- Friends of Sausal Creek: Fern Ravine Wetland Area Restoration! Saturday, July 9, 2011.
- East Ridge Broom Pull: Beautiful New Prairie and Newly Discovered Patch of the Big Stuff! Saturday, July 2, 2011
Monthly Archives: April 2011
Quick selection of photos from a marvelous volunteer workday! More soon!
Got well scratched up today! Headed into the thick of things to lay out three new grassland restoration plots behind the wave-front of broom, right near where we were clearing on our first Big Prairie workday on April 21. (Shall … Continue reading
Some ways north of Big Prairie is a place I call Turkey Prairie, as it is a favored stomping ground for them. And is the first place in which I have encountered, not one, but two turkey dust baths! These … Continue reading
This post is intended for the rangers, restoration workers, potential researchers, and others who may be interested is seeing the pre- and post- broom removal condition of these prairie patches in detail. Not so many human interest or flower photos … Continue reading
Visited Big Prairie and several of the smaller ones with Ranger Pamela today, on a perfect, warm, sunny day following light weekend rains. Many flowers are still at their height, and the grasses are simply amazing. Here is a sampling. … Continue reading
Two views of the same place, one taken right as we began clearing the broom on Thursday, and the next on Saturday morning. This was a young broom thicket, just getting established, but even so you can see the marked … Continue reading
I have never seen a rock like this before. It is exactly at the boundary between a band of Pinehurst Shale, with its accompanying prairie, and the adjoining Redwood Formation sandstone with its giant oak trees. The geology here gets … Continue reading