Category: Value of Native Species

THE SEVENTH REHAB – MAINTAINING ONE’S MOORING WHILE THE SIRENS CALL

I offer this lifeline to all of you who care about Nature, understand the magic it holds, but feel overwhelmed by those who want to rip it all out. There’s hope. But first, some background. You know the feeling when witnessing the destruction of… Continue Reading “THE SEVENTH REHAB – MAINTAINING ONE’S MOORING WHILE THE SIRENS CALL”

Create a Native Wildflower/Shrubland Ecosystem in Your Yard

Most people love the idea of creating a native wildflower meadow in their yard. There’s one primary problem, however, that often defeats the process – non-native weeds and grasses. The criminals? Some registered offenders include bur clover, with those nasty, little coiled balls; Bromus,… Continue Reading “Create a Native Wildflower/Shrubland Ecosystem in Your Yard”

The Shrublander has Emerged

Huzzah, the Shrublander has emerged! Clothed in deep, manzanita-burgundy cloth, wrapped around him like the Celtic warrior he is, carrying a staff of red shank, and smoking a pipe made of ancient Chumash soapstone, the Shrublander puts up with no ye shit from the… Continue Reading “The Shrublander has Emerged”