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Woman on Water
Snow Day on the Eel River

Dec 19, 2013
Snow Day on the Eel River

Cold and dry was the prediction for the winter of 2013/2014 and it seems that they were correct.Over the weekend, Jeff and I did a scouting trip to the Eel River.  We were preparing for a swiftwater safety course and expected the river to be low b...

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The Blue Muse
Flying turkeys!

Nov 28, 2013
Flying turkeys!

I know I've been home alone too long when I start to talk to the dog. It's one of the perils of telecommuting--forgetting social conventions, acting like that white fluff ball actually understands English.But yesterday, it was turkeys.Backyard turkeys....

The Girl With Moxie
Travelin’ with Moxie

After many years of hearing from Pops of how fabulous Montana is, and after many years of me saying, “Not yet, it’s too rural for me,” I finally did it. I rode with Pops from Sacramento to Montana, where Aunt … Continue reading ...

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Kids Busy Book
Bats at Twilight under the Yolo Causeway

Aug 7, 2013
Bats at Twilight under the Yolo Causeway

In the summer, hundreds of Mexican free-tailed bats live under the 3-mile expanse of the Yolo Causeway between West Sacramento and Davis. This are the same species as the bats that congregate under Congress Avenue Bridge in Austin, Texas. We missed our...

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Woman on Water
Spring

May 18, 2013
Spring

I have to admit that spring is not my favorite time of the year.  Spring is an unsettled time for me.  I know that some of it has to do with the windy weather that we have.  It also has to do with preparations for and anxiety over our up...

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YubaNet.com
Why Wolves are Forever Wild, But Dogs Can Be Tamed

Jan 22, 2013
Why Wolves are Forever Wild, But Dogs Can Be Tamed

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911 calls concerning Toyota SUV dripping blood leads to arrest of deer poachers in El Dorado County

Nov 21, 2012

Nov. 20, 2012 - On 11/18/12 at 2:18 pm, the El Dorado County Sheriff's Office was advised by Sacramento CHP of multiple 911 calls reporting a Tan Toyota SUV occupied by two Asian male subjects somewhere on Ponderosa Road near North Shingle that had a l...

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Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care has new resident: Orphaned bear cub from Ojai

Oct 17, 2012
Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care has new resident: Orphaned bear cub from Ojai

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Yosemite National Park Utilizes New Methods to Study Great Gray Owls

Oct 15, 2012
Yosemite National Park Utilizes New Methods to Study Great Gray Owls

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California State Officials Report Black Bear Population in Decline

Oct 3, 2012

Oct. 2, 2012 – The Humane Society of the United States is concerned to learn of a sharp drop in the estimated population of California black bears. In the new "2011 California Bear Take Report" issued Oct. 1 by the California Department of Fish and G...



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