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Friday, July 12, 2024

Tahoe’s wildflower wonders: Favorite spots to explore this summer

The smoke from last summer’s wildfires is long gone. We put on our trail shoes and we are ready to breathe in that cool,...

Take in the Beauty Of Rabe Meadow

It’s amazing how much beauty and history can be packed into a walk that is only about 2½ miles round trip. Such is the...

Tahoe Petrichor creates natural healing products from local plants

I love the smell in the air after it rains. When asked to describe that smell, words like moist, earthy, woodsy and musky come...

Jackson Meadows Reservoir | Cycle past mountain peaks & pine forests

It is wasn’t for that one little thing, the 34-mile out-and-back to Jackson Meadows Reservoir would be one of my favorite road bike rides...

September’s Wildflower Hot Spots

The August bloom exploded midmonth in the upper elevations with lush gardens thrilling tourists and seasoned hikers alike. Giant red paintbrush and wavy-leaved paintbrush...

Mokelumne Wilderness | Wildflower Haven

About 25 miles south of South Lake Tahoe on State Route 88 sits Carson Pass. Here just a few miles west of Kirkwood Mountain...

August Wildflower Hot Spots

July was quite exciting with tight gardens of balsamroot and mule ears quickly taking over exposed slopes. Once the temperatures warmed, lupine and paintbrush...

Tahoe’s abundance of wildflowers

A wet winter is the gift that keeps on giving from the long days enjoying ski runs and back-county trails, to the explosion of...

July’s Wildflower Hot Spots

Now that the sun has melted the snow at lake level, the soil is moist and healthy for a fabulous season of wildflowers. You’ve...

Wildlife & wildflowers at Waddle Ranch Preserve

While waiting for the snow to melt in the higher elevations following a nearly unprecedented winter, recreationists are forced to seek places to enjoy...