I am available to lead individuals and small groups on natural history hikes in Plumas and adjacent counties. I have been exploring the northern Sierra for many years and am familiar with the flora and fauna, ecological relationships, and means of identifying plants and animals. I have also taught nature journaling and am willing to organize explorations with a focus on journaling. Prefer initial queries to be via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. I am also interested in gathering people interested in writing creative nonfiction to meet informally and share feedback on each other's writing and ideas. Possibly start an actual writing group with emphasis on nonfiction interests.
I have been teaching since 1965 and have recently joined the English Department as an Associate Faculty member at Feather River College. Recently taught Nature Literature in America and am currently teaching Interpersonal Communication and Basic Reading and Writing.
Here are a few more photos from our recent trip down the Canyon to Caribou Road. I'm running a little behind on the information side, but wanted you to be able to enjoy the photos meanwhile. A real surprise for me was the White Milkweed in the top two photos. I don't know what species it is, but it resembled the Purple Milkweed (bottom photo) in every way except for being white. I wonder if it could be an albino. Probably just a species I can't find in my field guides. I'll be doing a little more research tonight, then posting some field notes about today's and yesterday's photos.