Manzanita Deserves a Little Respect
With its beautiful pink flowers and its ability to reproduce with the aid of wildfires, the manzanita is one amazing bush.
Wild for Wildflowers
Despite the drought, conditions were ripe for an amazing wildflower season.
Exploring the ‘Hitched’ World
To explore is to get to know that part which is wholly connected to us: the ground beneath our feet, the trees above our bodies, the water that flows into creeks, rivers, lakes, and oceans.
Eyes to a Hidden World
By the end of the first day Eve had spotted 34 birds, 20 of which she had never seen before.
You can't miss the pale swallowtail, one of the bigger butterflies in Tahoe
Crouching Bobcat, Hidden Lion
The Quintessential Mountain Bird
The red-tailed hawk is the prototypical mountain bird.
One Odd, Spiny Rodent: The Porcupine
And 20 Years Went By …
The Ants Go Marching One by One
It might seem harsh to describe diminutive insect like the ant as “savage” and “fierce,” until you learn that they are, or can be, brutally vicious creatures.