Tending Trees

When I spoke with Charlie Toledo last week about the forest on our ranch, she said she was always concerned about the overgrowth. First People would have kept the forest thinned with cultural burning so the stream would be accessible to deer and coyotes, so there would be reeds for baskets and the acorns, healthy. … Read more »

Thinking Like a Mountain: Aldo Leopold

Hairy Woodpecker Cornell Lab of Ornithology The Saturday afternoon of the Geography of Hope Conference on Aldo Leopold sponsored by Point Reyes Bookstore last weekend, offered field trips. I chose the Mt. Wittenberg hike because it was strenuous and one of my favorite hikes in the world. As it turned out, to use one of… Read more »