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Golden Monkeys of Rwanda

The Golden Monkeys are a beautiful, but endangered, species of old world monkey found in the Virunga volcanic mountains of Central Africa. My wife and I were able to visit them as a part of […]

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Ol Pejeta Conservancy Wildlife

The Ol Pejeta Conservancy is one of the best places in Kenya to see Rhinoceros in the wild, along with a wide array of other African mammals. It is also a great place for birds! […]

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Maasai Mara 2019

The Maasai Mara region of Kenya is an amazing place to visit to see wildlife. It is located in the southwestern portion of Kenya, along the border with Tanzania. Here’s a selection of wildlife photographs […]

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Late Season Carson Pass Wildflowers

Carson Pass is my favorite wildflower hot spot, with so many wonderful trails and a very long wildflower season. This time we went on a late-season hike, the end of August, and even this late we found […]

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Mountain Gorillas of Rwanda

I had the opportunity to visit the endangered Mountain Gorillas in Rwanda this summer, and I’d like to share my experience with you. Yes, this post is a departure from my normal wildflower hike topic, but […]

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Trione-Annadel State Park – Lawndale Trail Wildflowers

Trione-Annadel State Park has a great variety of hiking trails, and a wonderfully long wildflower season. On this visit we hiked the Lawndale trail, in late June. This trail is on the southern end of […]

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Elizabethtown Meadows Wildflowers

Elizabethtown Meadows is a very easy trail that leads to a wonderful meadow full of wildflowers. It is easy to reach, near Truckee, CA, and it is just a 1.2 mile round trip to the meadow […]

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Dave Moore Nature Area Wildflowers

The Dave Moore Nature Area is a short and easy trail off of Highway 49 near Coloma. It has a short, one mile trail that has a mixture of native and non-native wildflowers, along with […]

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Mount Diablo Mary Bowerman Trail

For an easy hike with wonderful views and great wildflowers, I recommend the Mount Diablo Mary Bowerman trail. It is just a mile long with just 80 feet of elevation gain, but it packs a […]

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Pierce Canyon Wildflowers

Pierce Canyon is a county road that winds up into the Blue Ridge mountains above Capay Valley. It is a fairly easy 7 mile out-and-back hike along Road 53, with many wildflowers and a view […]

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