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Ferns at Pinnacles National Park

Last November I went to Pinnacles National Park to look for ferns. I predicted that I would find more resurrection ferns in this relatively dry environment, and I was right! 118 more words

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Ferns in Olympic National Park

This summer I visited the Hoh Rainforest in Olympic National Park in Washington State. Here in the temperate rainforest, the plants receive more than 100 inches of rain each year! 76 more words

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Ferns in Redwood State Park

This summer I went camping in Redwood National and State Parks to look for ferns! Many fern species grow well in damp and shaded redwood understory of northern California. 158 more words

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Outside work this week

Despite it being December there is still work to be done outside on the Go Local Food fields.

More winter onions will be planted outside over the weekend whilst the weather is friendly. 142 more words

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Coring Nepali Foothill Lakes

We cored a lake near Bhimdatta then drove for a day or two along cliffside highways into the Himalayan foothills. The heavy, pre-monsoon air hung around us as we unloaded the trucks and sweated our way up the steep hillside. 41 more words

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The Dome

The dome which used to be the point where members of Go Local Food used to gather to collect their vegetable shares and which was last used to house the collected pumpkins we weren’t going to grow this year should be dismantled this weekend. 53 more words

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Dancing at Funerals and Finishing up Fieldwork

I am currently writing this piece from the delivery ward of the regional hospital. In the background are some pesky mosquitoes, the sound of the fan, the beep of the computer, and cries of labor pains from the two women who came in earlier today. 1,223 more words