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Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve – beautiful old barn

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Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve – beautiful old barn   3,950 Acres of Diverse Habitats The Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve contains 3,950 acres of diverse canyon and ridge habitats, including 4.5 miles of Big Chico Creek, and is home to many species of plants and animals. BCCER was created with the purchase of the […]

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happy Thursday from Paradise

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happy Thursday from Paradise more random pics from the backyard in early fall Paradise, CA all the plants and animals enjoying a weel deserved break in the weather with some rain and cooler temperatures  

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Backyard Wildflowers in Paradise

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Backyard Wildflowers in Paradise I finally got a new (old) camera to replace my Canon T3i that i had used for 4 years, and all the photographs to this point were taken with that camera. I was amazed to find out that during that time i had snapped 33,490 pictures with it…it was and still […]

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stoneyfire – Upper Bidwell

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stoneyfire – Upper Bidwell #stoneyfire Sad day today…early morning tweets from CalFire about a fire in Upper Bidwell park….(friday the 13th for sure) I spend a lot of time in this park each week running and mountain biking….sometimes daily and I am devastated that this happened to this “beautiful” place… it’s currently being controlled around […]

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South Lake Tahoe – July 2018

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South Lake Tahoe – July 2018 South Lake Tahoe is a California resort city on Lake Tahoe, in the Sierra Nevada mountains. It’s known for nearby ski resorts and beaches, like El Dorado Beach, with its picnic areas. The city’s restaurants and bars merge with the casinos of adjacent Stateline, Nevada. Van Sickle Bi-State Park […]

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Lassen Volcanic National Park – June 22, 2018

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Lassen Volcanic National Park – June 22, 2018 Lassen Volcanic National Park is in northern California. It’s rich in hydrothermal sites like Bumpass Hell, with its acres of bubbling mud pots. The summit of Lassen Peak Volcano offers views over the surrounding wilderness. Nearby, the Devastated Area is littered with lava rocks from its last […]

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Celebrating 50 Years of the PCT as a National Scenic Trail – Pacific Crest Trail Association

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Celebrating 50 Years of the PCT as a National Scenic Trail – Pacific Crest Trail Association The simplest pleasures—and healthful exercise—of walking in an outdoor setting have been almost impossible for the millions of Americans who live in the cities. Our history of wise management of America’s national forests has assisted us in designating the […]

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day hike PCT Hat Creek Rim trail

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day hike PCT Hat Creek Rim trail We hiked this trail in late May after days of rain, wildflowers were everywhere ______________________________________________________ The Hat Creek Rim is one of the most famous, or perhaps infamous, stretches of the PCT. People do not always associate Northern California with extremely dry, almost desert-like conditions. However, the stretch […]