Last year at this time, I was just beginning one of the greatest experiences of my life- geology field camp with SIU Carbondale. I lived in the mountains of Montana (and Idaho and Wyoming) for six weeks. I studied and mapped fascinating geology and realized a life-long passion, and when I wasn’t, I was hiking … Read more
The wet month of May and now our warm June has started a mushroom boom, not to mention the wildflowers. We are having a great flowering of Lupines and the Black Morels are popping!
On June 1st students from the University of Houston and Montclair State University in New Jersey, arrived at YBRA. There are about 50 students and faculty. The weather had been great and everything is going smoothly. We had a visit from a mountain lion on May 20th before students arrived. We have a wild … Read more