Friday, January 29, 2016

On a hike at Hidden Valley a few months ago, we were lucky enough to find a plethora of lichen. And this, naturally, began the conversation of what the heck is lichen anyway?

 

Oh, dear readers, let me tell you.

 

Have you ever seen the colorful stuff growing on rocks or t...

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

 

It was a chilly, rainy, overall dreary Saturday morning in December, and I was up before sunrise. I packed my backpack with field guides, a pair of binoculars, and my notebook. I laced my boots over the thickest pair of socks I own, pulled a hat over my ears, and left...

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