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Exploring one of the star wetlands of the Central Coast and part of the UC Natural Reserve System.
The late-blooming small Pacific enchanter's nightshade casts a curious spell on Blogging Naturalist Daniel Williford.
The nation's first park still blows our little minds.
Fancy a fire on the beach? Where to roast your weenies near crashing waves.
No. 1: Whale-watching will be part of your job.
A morning in nature's apothecary with Libby Patterson as guide proves that making perfume from wild botanicals is easier than you might think.
In another installment of The Blogging Naturalist, park interpreter Daniel Williford considers the wonder of the California buckeye, now blooming its head off.
From the Gold Country poet, "Deer in The Road" and "Lizard."
The one-night-only performance of the flowering soap plant.
Two by the Monterey poet: "Snowy Egret Cove" and "Full Moon."
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