Earlier this month, several of us took a field trip to Santa Cruz Island to continue our research project on foliar water uptake in island ferns. This time, we were transplanting island ferns to the mainland for further experiments. As always, the boat ride was fantastic! Dolphins followed us part of the way, and theContinue reading “Santa Cruz Island, January 2018”
Last week, my friend Sabrina and I went to the Anza Borrego desert to check out the superbloom! Many of the flowers grew close to the roadside. We found some beautiful Cheilanthes parryi! This small fuzzy white fern grows primarily in the shade of large rocks on the shady side of the hill.
Here are some of the photos I took at the Monterey Bay Aquarium and Point Lobos. The weather was beautiful, and I even caught a glimpse of a rainbow over the ocean! The Monterey Bay Aquarium is featuring an excellent exhibit called “Tentacles.” The octopuses (octopodes?) changed colors several times while we watched. The MontereyContinue reading “Monterey and Point Lobos”
Here are some of my favorite pictures from my recent travels! Photo credits: Helen Holmlund. Please ask permission before using. firstname.lastname@example.org