Wildflowers out despite lack of rain

Wildflowers out despite lack of rain

Despite the near-record dry winter, spring has revealed some stunning native wildflower displays at Land Trust preserves across the county. Napa County’s climate, geologic history, diverse soils, microclimates and varied topography have led to an abundance of rare...
Rare St. Helena fawn lilies usher in spring on Land Trust preserve

Rare St. Helena fawn lilies usher in spring on Land Trust preserve

Photos and Post by Mike Palladini, Land Trust Stewardship Program Manager Welcoming in spring with a bang, big displays of the stunning St. Helena fawn lily (Erythronium helenae) adorned a burned mountainside within the Land Trust’s preserve network this week. Napa,...