Bad rainfall data on Dogstar weather

I know 2018 has been a wet year but the data shown on the weather tab is clearly wrong. We have not had over 100 inches this year! The data on Weather Underground however, appears to be correct. Both sets of data come from the Davis weather station located on top of...

Fall colors from the picnic platform

Absolutely stunning fall colors today. This may be peak colors for the fall given the late start we had and coming rains. Hats off to whoever sited the platform and tables – this will be a great spot for future events....

Rainbow over driving range

Have not posted on a while so went back to photos from August and found this nice rainbow over the driving range. You can see hints of a second rainbow in the upper left corner....

Wildlife on Trail 7

Bethany hosted a great hike down trails 7 and 7a this morning. She also debuted a new service of the Trust where animals are paid to appear on cue for hikers! We were just assembling at the trail head off E. Reach when mom and two cubs appeared. The box turtle,...

Mouse Patrol

Must be the hot/wet weather but recently the mice have been very active around (and in!) the house. May be coincidental, but after putting traps out and tossing a victim into the woods behind the house this morning, here comes Mr. Rat Snake (Pantherophis obsoletus)....

Ozzie and Harriet – brood 3?

They are back again – or at least its a pair of mourning doves that look like them. I told Janie we should have banded them so we would know. Our neighborhood in Atlanta is full of doves so it could be a new pair. One chick is clearly visible and Ozzie is...