Del Puerto Canyon: From the Earth’s Mantle to Mars in the Devil’s Range

Long referred to as “The Door,” Del Puerto Canyon winds 22 miles through the Diablo Range, connecting the San Joaquin Valley to San Antonio Valley and, eventually, the greater San Francisco Bay area.

Año Nuevo Geology Walk, and Escaping Radioactive Death

Docent Jeff Phillips leads a Coastal Geology Tour at Año Nuevo State Park. To the south lies El Jarro Point, nearly the site of the largest nuclear power plant in California.

Geologic time, like climate change, is nearly impossible for us to get our heads around and really difficult to personalize. However, naturalist Jeff Phillips is giving it a shot.