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Nojoqui Falls

Alisal Road near Nojoqui Falls, Santa Barbara County. I stopped by Nojoqui Falls (pronounced na-hoe-ee) the other day for a looksee, which is located on the north slope of the Santa Ynez Mountains in Santa Barbara County (Jack’s Map). It’s … Continue reading

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Bald Eagle Webcams, Santa Barbara Channel Islands

In 2010, thanks to restoration efforts and years of hard work and patience by conservationists, a record 15 bald eaglets hatched on the Santa Barbara Channel Islands. This milestone event included two chicks on Santa Rosa Island which was the … Continue reading

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Potrero Canyon, Hurricane Deck, Manzana Creek 20 Mile Day Hike

The circuit I hiked noted on Bing imagery. I woke early and hit the super slab driving up over the Santa Ynez Mountains, across the Santa Ynez Valley and over Figueroa Mountain to the lower Manzana Creek trailhead in the … Continue reading

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Making Soap From Yucca Video

Here is a demonstration of some traditional Native American backcountry know-how on making soap from yucca (Yucca whipplei). It is, admittedly, esoteric knowledge that is obsolete in the current age of abundance where innumerable soap varieties are available in countless … Continue reading

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Rose Canyon Video Clip

Here is a short iPhone-shot video clip of Rose Canyon I took back in December, but never published. The video goes with the previously posted recount of that trip, which will give some background information on why I was filming … Continue reading

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