Sheep help in wildfire mitigation and habitat restoration on Wantrup

Sheep help in wildfire mitigation and habitat restoration on Wantrup

Although no hikes were scheduled at Wantrup Preserve this past summer, the protected area in Pope Valley did get visitors in the form of grazing sheep. The Land Trust brought in two herds of sheep totaling 900 for another round of grazing on the 200 acre project area,...
The Weekend Link List – Feb. 23

The Weekend Link List – Feb. 23

Olympic curling lends itself especially well to an internet reading list.   Rivers: America’s lifeblood (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service) https://www.fws.gov/refuges/features/rivers.html   Found: A plant bonanza hidden in China’s caves (Atlas Obscura)...
The Weekend Link List – Feb. 9

The Weekend Link List – Feb. 9

Let us do the dirty work of finding cool stuff to read.   Dinosaur-era bird found trapped in Amber (National Geographic) https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2018/02/dinosaurs-birds-trapped-amber-fossils-paleontology-science/   California state parks begins...
The Weekend Link List – Feb. 2

The Weekend Link List – Feb. 2

Catch up on these links and you’ll have plenty to talk about at the water cooler that’s not Super Bowl related.   Chile creates national parks from donated land (BBC) http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-42868690   Butano Creek is coming back to life...