Eastern Mojave Vegetation Field Notes (Continued)  
 

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 When I first read the field notes of Annie Alexander and Louise Kellogg, I was fascinated by the descriptions they wrote about the places they went and the plants and animals they found there. By publishing my field notes on the Internet I hope to follow a little bit in their tradition.

 

 

   

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January, 2019

 

Other articles: Iowa Street near Ford St near Ford St Washington Avenue near Iowa
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Full Size ImageRecent construction on Iowa Street  

January 20, 2019. Walk around the neighborhood.
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Recent construction at Washington and Iowa
 

Other articles: Washington Avenue near 6th
Full Size ImageProgress on Washington Avenue complete street project.  

January 21, 2019
Neighborhood walk, progress on Washington Avenue complete streets project.

 

   

February, 2019

 

Other articles: Washington Avenue bet. 2nd & 5th
Full Size ImageGrading on the Washngton Avenue complete streets project.  

February 4, 2019. Neighborhood walk. Granding on Washington Avenue.
 

Other articles: 5th Street near Arapahoe
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February 20, 2019.
 

Other articles: Arapahoe Street near 2nd
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Full Size Image124 Arapahoe Street  

February 24, 2019. This house was listed as for sale in Zillow for less than a day before the status was changed to pending.
 

 

   

March, 2019

 

Other articles: Cheyenne Street near 4th near alley
Full Size ImageDuplex at the former 409 Cheyenne St.
Full Size ImageDuplex under construction.  

March 9, 2019. Current state of construction.
 

Other articles: Golden Checklist Flora Euphorbia myrsinites Gregory Drive 30290 Washington Avenue bet. 2nd & 5th near 5th near 5th
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Full Size ImageProgress on Washington Avenue Complete Street project.  

Neighborhood walk, large infestation of Myrtle Spurge.
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Washington Avenue north of 5th.
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Washington Avenue looking south.
 

Other articles: Rubey Drive at path
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March 16, 2019
 

Other articles: Golden Cliffs Trail at highpoint along trail near the rim of Golden Ravine. Climbing Access Trail below rim below rim
Full Size ImageGrrrr Someone rode their mountain bike off trail in the mud.
Full Size ImageNorth Table Loop climbs out of Golden Ravine.  

Spring morning ramble on North Table Mountain.
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Mouth of Golden Ravine.
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Coyote in Golden Ravine.
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Small herd of deer on North Table Mountain.
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Two golf balls on top of the mesa.
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Where I previously found Munroa squarrosa.
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I don't think closing the trail has worked.
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Does every rock need a steel anchor?
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Property boundaries lined up on a section line.
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Survey Pin
 

Other articles: CO Hwy 93 above CO 93

Locations: Ralston Dike. Ranson/Edwards Homestead Open Space Park.
Full Size ImageYellow Indian Grass (Sorghastrum nutans) in winter.  

Little sojourn to Ranson/Edwards.
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Creative bird box, carved in the trunk of a burned ponderosa pine.
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The Ralston Dike, or what is left of it.
 

Other articles: Climbing Access Trail below rim North Table Mountain Other Vertebrates
Full Size ImageWestern Fence Lizard in the grotto.
Full Size ImageClimbers hiking along the base of the cliffs.  

Saturday, April 6, 2019

North Table Mountain. My objective on this trip was to visit the slot or grotto that is visible on the southwest side of North Table Mountain. I was hoping I would find a damp place with ferns or bryophytes. The grotto was shallow and dry.
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Slot or grotto below the cliffs.
 
 

Sunday, April 7, 2019.

Survey Field.
 
  2012  Berberis repens, south-facing slope of a ravine, near power line, few patches of snow still around, Lomatium orientale also blooming here.
 

Other articles: Ancient Palms Trail at Basalt Top Loop Basalt Cap Loop at Ancient Palms Trl near Ancient Palms Trail near social trail near overlook 50000 Cretaceous Trail at Basalt Top Loop at Tertiary Trl near Denver West Pkwy along Denver West Pkwy at Denver West Pkwy west at Denver West Pkwy west 60000 Tertiary Trail at property line near property line 30000
Full Size ImageRecently paved parking lot at Camp George West Park.
Full Size ImageSports field at Camp George West Park.  

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

South Table Mountain. I walked from the officially designated parking lot at Camp George West Park. Learned that I would be the only person doing that, because the walk to the base of South Table Mountain is nearly a mile.
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Entrance to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory
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Cretaceous Trail north of Denver West Parkway to South Table Mountain.
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Junction of the Tertiary Trail with the Cretaceous Trail.
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Social trail up to the Tertiary Trail from the Montrachet Denver West Apartments below.
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View north from South Table Mountain.
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Top end of the Cretaceous Trail.
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End of the Cretaceous Trail at the Basalt Cap Loop.
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South Table Mountain as seen from Denver West Parkway.
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Sun-loving Sedge beside the Tertiary Trail.
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Social trail users on a trail from W. 20th Avenue.
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Hikers on the Ancient Palms Trail.
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Basalt Top Loop Trail looking east.
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Mt. Morrison and I-70 west.
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Junction of Basalt Top Loop and Ancient Palms Trails.
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The start of the Ancient Palms Trail.
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View northwest.
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Ancient Palms Trail nears the north rim of South Table Mountain.
 
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Date and time this article was prepared: 4/14/2019 12:34:55 PM