Monthly Archives: June 2011

Montclair Redwood Project: Mapping the Ancient Forest

There is a lot of conjecture about where our immense ancient redwoods once stood, and about how far the forest extended beyond what we see today, but apparently no one has definitively sleuthed it.  It is written that there is … Continue reading

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Big Prairie Restoration Workday!! Sunday, June 26, 2011.

Perfect sunny day with a light breeze, and goodness did we pull broom!  The pile behind us includes about a million seeds that are ready to go, so we put them all in one spot to keep track of them. … Continue reading

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Beaconsfield Canyon June Restoration Workday With Friends of Sausal Creek! Saturday, June 25, 2011.

Gave the camera a bit of a rest today, but here are a few photos of the morning’s progress!  

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Kinglet Hill, Montclair Park, Sausal Creek Watershed. Friday, June 24, 2011.

There is a forgotten gem in the heart of Montclair, on a beautiful hill up behind the recreation center and tot lot. Most long-time residents of the area probably know about it–it is, after all, a prominent and very unusual … Continue reading

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Sibley Regional Park Restoration Workday, Round Top Creek Drainage. Sunday, June 19, 2011.

For those who like epic walls of broom, this is the place!  As you’ll see a bit further down this post, there are acres upon acres of tall, old-growth broom thickets that have swept across the grasslands and buried the … Continue reading

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Friends of Sausal Creek: Fern Ravine Wetland Area Restoration Workday! Saturday, June 18, 2011.

Summer has arrived up at Fern Ravine, which means… weeding!  Those heavy late rains were good for many of the natives, certainly, but equally good for the thistles and introduced annual grasses that are endeavoring to smother them.  So out … Continue reading

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