Tag Archives: Yolo County

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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Bobcat Ranch

Bobcat Ranch It was a pleasure this past weekend to join an outing organized by the Putah Creek Council at Audubon California’s Bobcat Ranch, in the eastern foothills of the Coast Ranges near Winters. Our group of about 20 people … Continue reading

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Frosty Morning in the Yolo Basin

I drove into the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area on a frosty, foggy morning near the end of December. See the red-shouldered hawk? It was good to see some fog again; last winter was so dry. Copyright © 2016 Tim Messick. … Continue reading

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