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I am a Docent In the California State Parks, Santa Cruz Mountains Division, as well as for the Semperviren's Fund.

Most of my time is spent in Big Basin/Little Basin and Rancho del Oso, though I do frequent Castle Rock and Henry Cowell, especially their Fall Creek Branch.

I do year round Flower/Ecology walks open to the public, the second Sunday of each month at Rancho del Oso, and the third Saturday (except May, when the Sempervirens Fund has it's birthday bash) and following Sunday of every month in Big Basin , as well as sporadic scenic hikes for the Sempervirens Fund.
Check this web site for walks available to the public and if I am doing my walks that month.
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SantaCruzMountainsNatureTrails/


Breaking News!
My Book, LIFE on a REDWOOD POST!
Insects! Bugs!
Is ready for delivery!
order here; http://www.memory.palace.org/press/LoaRWP/

Other sites with informative information and pictures I have contributed to;
http://www.picturetrail.com/bigbasin

Special Summaries (plant list and graphs), Banana Slugs, California specials, hiking and exploration
http://www.icogitate.com/~tree/

What is in bloom when on the Berry Creek Falls Loop
http://www.icogitate.com/~tree/redwood.big.basin.flowers.htm

news/events/activities/Park Maps
http://www.bigbasin.org
http://www.ranchodeloso.org/
http://www.sempervirens.org
http://www.savetheredwoods.org/
http://www.mountainparks.org/
http://thatsmypark.org/
http://redwoodhikes.com/Store/Home.html
http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=538
http://www.parks.ca.gov


Cal Photo's
http://calphotos.berkeley.edu

CalFlora
http://www.calflora.org/

California Herps
http://www.californiaherps.com/index.html

*California Dragonflies aka California Odonata*
http://bigsnest.members.sonic.net/Pond/dragons/

Bug Guide
http://bugguide.net/bgimage/user/42663

Ticks of California
http://entomology.ucdavis.edu/Faculty/Robert_B_Kimsey/Kimsey_Research/California_Ticks/
http://entomology.ucdavis.edu/Faculty/Robert_B_Kimsey/Kimsey_Research/Tick_Biology/

And for a short while, this site will still be around with a collage of last years favorite pictures
http://www.flickr.com/photos/55838750@N00/


BREAKING NEWS!!! Results of Joan Zimmerman and Scott Peden's 7 year survey of the Berry Creek Falls, Banana Slug, Salamander and Flower counts, graphs, and flower calendar! http://www.icogitate.com/~tree/redwood.trail.7.years.htm

Scotpeden (AT) Cruzio.com

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