Category Archives: Forest Living

Edwards Crossing – Nevada County – “for the last time?”

Edwards Crossing, for the last time? Edwards Crossing is a bridge over the South Yuba River a few miles East of Nevada City. The bridge itself is over one hundred years old and is no longer capable of holding the weight of forest fire equipment. We had heard a rumor that the bridge was going to […]

Cool Down, Smule Down……Day 6 over 100 degree’s here in the forest :(

Our swamp cooler (bless it’s heart) has been running nearly non-stop, I have been getting up around 3am to check the outside temp and if it’s the same as inside the house I will shut the swamp cooler off. (Thankfully, unlike the valley of California, it has cooled down below 80 degree’s every night) We […]

Red Shouldered Hawk

The red-shouldered hawk (Buteo lineatus) is a medium-sized hawk. Its breeding range spans eastern North America and along the coast of California and northern to northeastern-central Mexico. Red-shouldered hawks are permanent residents throughout most of their range, though northern birds do migrate, mostly to central Mexico. The main conservation threat to the widespread species is […]