Broken bridge

Even though the trails at the Miners Ravine Nature Preserve in Granite Bay are short and very near the busy road; but on a weekday morning I had the place pretty much to myself and was able to find a few interesting features to shoot — including this sad little footbridge over a (currently) dry stream bed.

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Bermuda buttercup

I found these yellow flowers growing along the park road near Dotons Point. As pretty as they look, Bermuda sorrel (Oxalis pes-caprae) is considered an invasive and noxious weed which can cause the death of grazing livestock. That’s not much of an in issue here on the grounds of Folsom State Recreation Area — but it does go to show […]

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