Tag Archives: Native Plants

A Hike at Cold Canyon

One of the most popular spring hikes in Yolo County is a trail that starts near the base of  Monticello Dam, on Putah Creek. It enters the Stebbins Cold Canyon Preserve (managed by the University of California) and offers the … Continue reading

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Deer Creek Hills Preserve

Deer Creek Hills Preserve, just north of Rancho Murietta in eastern Sacramento County (California), is open for visitors to walk the trails on Saturday mornings in spring and fall (see the Events calendar at Sacramento Valley Conservancy to register). This … 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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