Hunting Herons at Point Reyes National Seashore

Gophers are everywhere in this part of Northern California.  The landscape is literally pockmarked with their holes.  Their vision is poor, living mostly underground, finding food by smell and navigating with their exquisitely sensitive whiskers.  They eat primarily grasses, shoots and roots sometimes pulling a … Continue readingHunting Herons at Point Reyes National Seashore

Goat Lick

Along the southern edge of Glacier National Park lies a hidden gem. First, approaching from the west on Hwy 2 like most visitors, you just have to know where to find Goat Lick. Secondly, the parking lot and boardwalk on the south side of the … Continue readingGoat Lick

One Tree

Living in the Midwest, I haven’t had much exposure to the Western Red Cedar. I have some favorite trees – oaks for their gnarly growth and the wildlife habitat they provide; aspens for their decorated white bark and fluttering, shimmering heart-shaped leaves; the ponderosa pine … Continue readingOne Tree