Monthly Archives: May 2016

Night over Hot Springs Valley

A moon-lit night in May 2016 over Hot Springs Valley at Grover Hot Springs State Park in Alpine County, CA. Looking west from the bench at the east end of the meadow, across from the campground entrance. Exposure: 35 minutes, … Continue reading

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The Juniper in the Meadow

There’s an old juniper in the north meadow at Grover Hot Springs State Park that stands out like a sore thumb. It looks tightly pruned, which would be uncharacteristic of the native Sierra juniper (Juniperus grandis) that is common in … Continue reading

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Spring Hike on the Redbud Trail

A couple of weeks ago I joined some friends for a hike along western part of the Redbud Trail in BLM’s Cache Creek Natural Area in Lake County, California. Much of this area was burned last August (2015) in the … Continue reading

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