California Drought Conditions in January

We have received little or no rain here on the west coast so far this winter.  The governor has urged water conservation and fishing closures have begun on many local rivers.   I took a hike to the decommissioned Benbow Dam on the Eel River and documented the river flow in the beginning of February. …

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View from Hikshari Trail

Snapped this at one end of a former crossing over the water where Elk River meets Humboldt Bay. I liked the pattern on the closest wooden pier, and the colors; contrasting black, greens and grays. The Hikshari trail is Eureka's newest section of waterfront trail; open for bikers, hikers, and dog walkers.  http://lostcoastoutpost.com/2013/mar/2/come-walk-new-trail-bay/  for more …