- 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
Category Archives: Sausal Creek Watershed
Lovely day with the trees budding out and trillium blooming. Click on the photo to see the whole album, and then for a slideshow click on the symbol that you’ll see in the upper right.
Today’s project was putting an end, once and for all, to a large weedy patch along the historic Sacramento Northern line. Simple materials, elegant results! Click on this photo to see the whole album, and then click on the symbol … Continue reading
The soil along this whole slope is pretty erodible at present, after the heavy brush cutting and traffic of the past couple of weeks. And for much, much longer it has not had a healthy, diverse complement of plants to … Continue reading
Misty morning, perfect for planting! First to go in the ground were two big sword ferns rescued from the Big Trees Trail re-route in summer of 2010. As I was on that Volunteers for Outdoor California (V-O-Cal) project, and in … Continue reading
Conclusive Broom Removal Begins, and We Plant the First Native Wildflowers!! Sunday, February 5, and Onwards!
Clearing away the French broom overburden, as VOA has done, is a cool first step, but broom is awfully tough — it resprouts sevenfold, with heavily ramified roots and seried stems that are v.difficult to pull and vastly more time-consuming … Continue reading
Beautiful morning, and marvelous turnout! Karen brought a whole bunch of seedlings from the native plant nursery, and a tree had fallen, and there are acres of blackberry and ivy to remove still, so everyone had lots of choices for … Continue reading
Montclair Park Progress Continues: Volunteers of America Remove the Overburden. Monday, January 30, 2012.
The accumulated weedy debris of decades begins to go. Good work, and hard.