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On the Potential Interface of Ultrarunning and Pygmy Rabbits Monday, October 16, 2017 - [Featured image: looking toward Lake Elsinore from within the Cleveland National Forest, Riverside County, California during the 2017 Twin Peaks 50k] This Autumn is, for me, an interesting confluence of long-distance trail running and biological consulting. On November 18, 2017, I will toe the starting line of the Chimera 100, a 100 mile trail race … Continue reading On the Potential Interface of Ultrarunning and Pygmy Rabbits
Red-tailed Hawk Series Monday, July 31, 2017 - I am pleased to announce the completion of the Red-tailed Hawk series, which includes the original pen-and-ink illustration, a version that has been “painted” with a digital tablet, and an infographic describing the species’ natural history. To view the whole series, please click here. You can also select an image below to view its page … Continue reading Red-tailed Hawk Series
Islip Ridge, Little Jimmy, and Windy Gap Monday, July 24, 2017 - I decided yesterday was a good day to traverse some trails I hadn’t done before, so I grabbed my Angeles High Country map and drove up Highway 39. I sought out a trail the map labeled as the “Islip-Wiwona Trail”. There were no signs where the trailhead should be. The area was overgrown with a … Continue reading Islip Ridge, Little Jimmy, and Windy Gap
A Trio of New Wilderness Balloons Monday, July 24, 2017 -   I’ve fallen a little behind on my wilderness balloon reporting. This update adds three to the map, dispersed across a large area of the San Gabriel Mountains. Balloon 16 was found on July 17, 2017 during an evening run up Josephine Fire Road to Josephine Saddle. It was a black mylar balloon with the … Continue reading A Trio of New Wilderness Balloons
Great Horned Owl Series Complete Monday, July 10, 2017 - With the creation of an infographic summarizing its natural history, my series featuring the Great Horned Owl is now complete. This image is available as the original pen-and-ink version, a digitally-colored version, and the infographic version. Prints start at $17 with framing available. Clicking on any of the images below will take you to a … Continue reading Great Horned Owl Series Complete