Category Archives: Redwood Regional Park

Old Camp in Joaquin Miller Park Near Redwood Bowl

Amazing what one can stumble across, in the company of friends who suggest taking that path that leads off just to the right… In this instance what we seem to have found is an old Police Activities League youth camp, … Continue reading

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Splendid East Ridge Broom Pull! Redwood Regional Park, Saturday, November 5, 2011

What a perfect morning for a broom pull! After the long, lovely Indian summer of October, and the dramatic Diablo winds that filled the air with dancing leaves earlier this week, on Thursday the rain finally returned to wash all … Continue reading

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Big Prairie Broom Removal Plots: Reprise, Rationale, and Protocol

Update on Wednesday, July 28, 2011: posted new draft location map of the Big Prairie plots; Flickr collection is much nearer completion, and all plots are now represented. Note on the above map: the plot markers are fixed and remain … Continue reading

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East Ridge Broom Pull: Beautiful New Prairie and Newly Discovered Patch of the Big Stuff! Saturday, July 2, 2011

Today started off clear, bright, warm, and beautiful, with a lively crew trotting down the trail towards a rendezvous with the broom seedlings south of Prince.  Most of the big stuff around here got cleared years ago, and the main … Continue reading

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Scouting New Territory: From Shale Ridge to Deep Drainage

I have been covering a lot of ground the past few days, returning at last to the vegetation mapping project that led to all the prairie-finding and restoring.  Some it is ground that I am re-scouting, having first looked at … 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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Big Prairie Workday!! Monday, May 30, 2011 (Memorial Day)

Marvelous crew today — thirteen!!  A v.lucky number for the bunchgrasses, Clarkias, voles, vistas in this beautiful place! As with other recent posts, am starting by putting up a slideshow of photos with narrative to follow as time and connection … Continue reading

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