Carbon Pant Volcom xl Pant Snowboard Mens f970eswss62458-Salopettes & Trousers

2017 Thirtytwo Exit Snowboard Boots

MarinLink serves as Home Ground Habitat Nursery's fiscal sponsor.


Neff flint shredder snowboard hoody navy fw 2019

I’m quick when it comes to spotting potentially edible foods in the wild; partly from lots of reading about California flora, and how the native peoples provided for themselves; and partly from an all-consuming curiosity that’s been with me since childhood. I like to decipher the connections between plants; what’s related to what; and I’m willing to try almost anything once.   

Snowboard Lib Tech, bindings Union, Burton boots, Electric helmet, Von ZipperNew 2014 Technine Split T T9 Womens Snowboard Bindings Medium WhiteMaple Camo Waterproof Snowboard Bag Adjustable Durable Skiing Snowboarding BagsNew Lange LX6 Ladies Down Hill Ski Boots- Size 7.5 38.5 – 291mmRIDE PHYTOP BOOTS 9.5 fits burton 686 k2 capita union airblaster


Nordica NXT N3 W - Skischuhe gebraucht Frau
The North Face Womens Fourbarrel Insulated Ski Snowboarding Pants Size S-Reg,NWT
  • Male house finch at the feeder

Snowboard Life Brand 138 CM Vintage Race Number One Snow Board ClassicRossignol Amptek Decoy Snowboard 156Uvex Downhill 2000fm - Frameless Ski Goggles

In years past I’ve participated in Cornell University’s "Feeder Watcher Program", which engages citizen scientists all across America to help compile statistics on songbirds. One year, the observations of individual watchers was used to help monitor and track the spread of an eye infection amongst house finches.


New Smith Optics Turner Sunglasses Gunmetal Frame, bluee Sol-X Mirror Lens

Redbuds

GIRO Men's Nine Snow Helmet - XL - Matte TitaniumDAKINE Men's MINER Snow Pants - Denim - XLarge - NWTNew 2016 Mens Technine Slimish Denim Shell Snowboard Pant Small Army Green

About eighteen years ago I was enrolled in a Nursery Management class at the College of Marin and our instructor always had plant propagules to share with his students. One day he took a bag of moist perlite full of stratified, and germinating redbud seeds from the refrigerator to share with the class. I took a dozen or so to grow on; but it wasn’t until several years later that I noticed some minor differences in the leaves of certain specimens: some were fully rounded, or with a slightly indented notch, others showed a delicate little tip to the rounded form; making the leaf almost a heart shape.  


New NOS Dalbello Visio 7.5 Womens Downhill Ski Boots US 6 Mondo 23.5 277mm
CAPPEL CALLING SLUB SNOWBOARD PANTS BRAND NEW
  • Juncos spend much of their time on the ground

2015 NWT WOMENS RIDE HIGHLAND SNOWBOARD PANTS M chalk dot emboss tanSnow goggles SALICE 605DARWF black-Arancio lenti Antifog RW redSchneebrille Goggles SALICE 618DARWF black lenti Antifog RW blueHot Hands Hand Warmers Long Heat Up to 10 Hours (100 Pairs) 200 Warmers Heater

Brush piles like this are wonderful cover for a lot of the ground feeding birds, and also benefit the raptors – both hawks and owls – because of the great cover for the rodent populations. Brushy areas also create nesting sites for the Juncos. These little sparrow relatives are very successful breeders, even with nests right on the ground! The lovely brown, tan and grayish tones of their plumage are perfect camouflage.


  • Cobweb Thistle in a sunny border
    CMP Ski Trousers Snowboard Trousers Woman Long Pant White Windproof Waterproof Cobweb Thistle in a sunny border

Micro-Habitats; Knowing Your Land

My husband and I live on a south facing hillside situated above the Novato Creek floodplains; it’s a beautiful, warm, and sunny spot with a great vantage point. Our hill, called Cherry Hill on some maps, is a part of one of the ridges extending from Mt. Burdell, the 3rd highest peak in Marin County, and we’re directly facing Big Rock Ridge, the 2nd highest spot in Marin. When the skies are clear, we can actually see just a little tip of Mt. Tamalpais, the highest peak in Marin! To the east, we can see the twin peaks of Mt. Diablo, which is the highest peak of all in our area and therefore the base meridian of much of northern California.

Smith Scout Unisex Helmet Ski - Matte Salmon All SizesSmith Optics Unisex Adult Holt Snow Sports Helmet - Small 51-55cm Matte MineralObermeyer Women's Purple Heart Belt Ski Suit Snow One Piece Sz 14

Even so, with not much more than an inch of rain, I’m witnessing an almost instantaneous re-greening of the landscape! Within days thousands of seeds are germinating; lots of grasses, and a great variety of weeds and wildflowers. This is where the fun begins. I love the challenge of identifying these minute plantlets. Sometimes I’m already so familiar with the plant that I know it from the cotyledons, but very often I need to see the first true leaves before I really know what they are.

Thinking About Weeds

Uvex junior visor pro Kinder Jugend Skihelm Boardhelm (300546)CASCO SCI SNOWBOARD UNISEX SMITH E00696 31K MISSION MAT INKUvex p1us 2.0 Skihelm Boardhelm (300807)Ready to wear competition ice figure skating dress

GV WINTER TRAIL 924 SNOWSHOES 9 X 24 Womens Medium COLUMBIA OmniTech One Piece SKI SUIT Snow Bib vtg 80s Snowsuit MVintage Wooden 74 Long BEAUTIFUL GREEN Skis w Cable Bindings Signed VOSTRATSG Ski Snowbard Helm Gravity Wintersport Helmet obscurity S M (54-56cm)Pantalone Linea Sport Milano Ski Set vintage Lagos snowboard snow paninaro 54

Here’s where my thoughts about weeds differ from those of many others; weeds are not all bad! 

Giro Skihelm Snowboardhelm Giro S SEAM red thermoregulierend Unifarben Dare 2b Womens Statement Waterproof Breathable Ski Coat

Pages