AVAILABLE NOW! Including the Marble Mountain, Russian, and Trinity Alps Wilderness areas Wildflowers of California’s Klamath Mountains features flowering plants found within one of the most biodiverse temperate mountain ranges on Earth. This photographic collection is representative of the most common, beautiful, and unique plants across this amazing region.• 629 species, subspecies, and varieties of wildflowers• […]
The Making of a “Super-Naturalist” by Matt Berger Over two PCT thru hikes I took tens of thousands of plant photos, figured out each plants’ identity, and uploaded these observations to citizen science websites. Getting to this point was a process that I took one step a time. Now, I’m ready to share what I’ve […]
Since we could certainly all use a bit more fun in our lives, it was recommended to us that each session in the Klamath Mountains Natural History winter webinar series feature its own pairing — food and/or bev. Brilliant. And why not. So what pairs well with endemic salamanders, limestone caverns, or the last glacier in the Klamath […]
I thought it was just the Klamath River? or… Are they in Klamath Falls? These are common questions we hear and we understand the confusion. The name “Klamath Mountains” may not be part of your everyday speak, but if you love all those spectacular mountains and rivers between Ashland and Crescent City, Redding and Eureka, […]
Glaucomys oregonensis Until recently, mammalogists classified two species of flying squirrels in North America. But, in 2017, a third was added with the formal description of the Humboldt’s flying squirrel (Glaucomys oregonensis). Though slightly smaller and darker, this cryptic species was once considered to be part of the northern flying squirrel (G. sabrinus) group but genetic […]
Of The Klamath Mountains The Klamath Mountains are vast and encompass many ecological zones and elevations. Geology, ranges in altitude, and variable weather conditions make the region variable for wildflower blooms depending on species and region. Wildflower season can begin as early as mid-December in the lower elevations and continue into late October or even […]
New backcountry restrictions have been put in place to limit environmental impacts in the wilderness, including two high-use, sensitive areas in the Siskiyou and Trinity Alps wilderness areas. In a move that has been a long time in the making, the Klamath National forest has enacted restrictions in two of the most visited backcountry destinations […]
Some of the best hiking trips in the West can be found in the Klamath Mountains. Get out and go backpacking in Conifer Country!
Exploring the Berryessa Region: A Geology, Nature, and History Tour
Rees Hughes shares some of his favorite hikes from his book, Hiking Humboldt Volume 2. This was recorded in a ZOOM Webinar during sheltering in place for COVID-19.
May 2020 Free ZOOM Presentations The following free programs do require registration. They are supported by the North Coast Chapter of the California Native Plant Society. May 13, Wed. 7:00 p.m. “Botanizing the BLM Lands of the North Coast” with Jennifer Wheeler. May 14, Thurs. 7:00 p.m. “Journey to the Miracle Mile” With Michael Kauffmann May 20, Wed. […]
The Watercolor-Butterfly-Nature-Loving-Guy Robert Childs recently retired from 30 years of teaching science including nine in rural Missouri and the rest at Eureka High School. His life-long goal is connecting kids and adults to the natural world and, when not doing that, he spends his time studying the sciences and exploring other countries. His wife Delores Haskamp, […]
Prairie Creek Redwoods National and State Parks This area of California contains some of the largest redwoods on Earth and holds extensive old-growth forests, protected as a national park in 1968. This particular walk, using the Zig Zag Trails and Prairie Creek Trail, is entirely in old growth. It offers an enigmatic temporal departure into […]
In this interview with the lead author of Wildflowers of the Trinity Alps, Ken DeCamp shares stories about the book and how he became a photographer and naturalist. Hopefully his thoughts inspire you to get out on a wildflower adventure this year!
It is amazing that, just a stone’s throw from Arcata Redwood Company’s Mill B, old-growth redwood groves survive along the Trillium Falls Trail.