From the highest elevation to lowest, here are views of bridges crossing Deer Creek along with some history. Boulder Street Bridge, Nevada City – Elevation 2,512′ (Near Lefty’s Grill & the Stone House) Pine Street Bridge, Nevada City – Elevation 2,445′ Tribute Trail – Angkula Seo Suspension Bridge – Elevation 2,400′ (built by Seattle Bridge LLC) Tribute Trail – … Read More
Crayfish are freshwater crustaceans related to shrimp, lobster, and crabs. They’re all decapods—having ten legs. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the native range for the Signal crayfish (Pacifastacus leniusculus) is the Columbia River’s lower estuary. The range goes northwest and through tributaries that reach into British Columbia, Washington, Idaho, and Oregon. Historical records say crayfish were first introduced to … Read More
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Coyote is the Most Vocal North American Land Mammal Canis latrans, the coyote’s scientific name, means ‘barking dog.’ Between 11-13 vocalization have been identified. Wildlife biologists have categorized several sound types; Combative & alarm – barks, woofs, growls, huffs, bark howls, yelps, and high-pitched whimpers The lone howl, the most recognized coyote vocalization, is thought to be a proclamation by … Read More
Pinus Sabiniana is native to California and Oregon and has a variety of names. Habitat Its habitat forms a ring around California’s ‘bathtub’ (central valley). It grows in poor soils, is adapted to hot, dry summers and usually keeps company with Blue and Live Oaks. Common Names & Naming History Common names include; Ghost Pine Gray Pine California Foothill Pine … Read More
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