More spring flowers

I’ve been shooting an awful lot of spring wildflowers lately — but I figure that since they won’t be around much longer, I’d better appreciate them while I can. I’ve been learning to recognize quite a few of them by sight and to name them as I hike past. Hopefully at least some of this knowledge with stick with me […]

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Acres of flowers

The vernal pool dry season is underway, and it’s already gorgeous! I can’t imagine how the acres and acres at Mather Field must look; the small patch of nature at Phoenix Park in Fair Oaks is already busting out with native wildflowers like checkerbloom, frying pan poppies, gold fields, and downingia. I did look for the elusive vernal pool monkey […]

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