“The time to protect a species is while it is still common.” - Rosalie Edge
Trees are starting to re-leaf
After a tough season of defoliating caterpillars, the trees are pushing new leaves, likely in great part thanks to generous amounts of rain. Defoliation stresses a tree but also removes protection from nesting species.
The pupae stage of the dragonfly, this nymph will leave a shell behind when it emerges as an adult.
The milkweed looks wonderful along Hawk Mountain Road. We hope to see it full of monarch caterpillars later this summer.
The California Condor is the biggest vulture in North America
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