What do sea slugs and fruiting fungi have in common? Both are poppin and full of color in Northern California throughout November of 2022. Fall and winter is full of diversity!
Naturalist Trip Log, Costa Rica, pt. 2
Interested in what a Costa Rica trip looks like for two naturalists interested in birds, plants, insects and more? This is the post for you.
Hunting Robber Flies (Asilidae) in the Chilcotin Mountains of British Columbia, Canada
Robber flies captured my attention over a year ago. They are charismatic, great hunters, and come in such a variety of colors and shapes. I’m sure after reading this post you’ll have a new appreciation for this diverse genus.
Marin County and Beyond! What this naturalist got up to in April
Wow, April was the month of wildflowers! Exploring from our home base in Mill Valley we camped, hiked and explored many different habitats in order to see as many flowers as possible. If you are curious and want to see a sampling of our finds and hear about the corresponding adventures, read on!
Two Months in Joshua Tree, What Two Naturalists Got Up To
For two months we lived in Joshua Tree huntin and searchin for all the plants, bugs, and wildlife we could find. It was a success! This is a post of my summary of what two naturalists got up to and found in the Mojave desert in Feb & March of 2021.
Mushrooming and Mothing in Mendocino County, One Month in Gualala, CA
Mushrooming, mothing, beach combing, hiking, tidepooling, star gazing Mendocino County in California is a spot for endless adventuring! We spent one month in Gualala and absolutely loved it!
The Beetles of Bark, Beaches, and Brooks
When the fall slowly turns into winter in Central California it can get tough as a naturalist to find new intriguing species. Well I suggest you go for a beetle hunt! These are some beetles I found in perhaps some unexpected places.