Folsom Tree Inventory – Help Count Trees!!

Begins February 2011  Background All Folsom non-profits, service clubs, schools, scouts, etc. are invited to volunteer to help collect information on our urban forest. The tree inventory is being partially being funded as a matching grant by the California State Forestry Division all over the state, to protect a HUGE natural resource.  Why Count Trees???? Large areas of our [...] [...]

Ithureal’s Spear

Ithureal’s Spear belongs to Lily family. Another beautiful native wildflower found in Folsom along our trails. Check out the wiki website for more information on this plant. Ithureal’s Spear. Photo: Vijay Nunna [...]

California Poppy

Spring time and these beautiful California Poppy flowers are everywhere. My 10 year old son took some pictures for his boy scout activity related to identifying 10 native plants. So I am posting some of his and my pictures.California Poppy in the evening. Photo: Tanay Nunna California Poppy. Photo: Vijay Nunna [...]

Goldfields Flowers – Vernal Pools

Vernal pools are seasonal depressional wetlands that occur under the Mediterranean climate conditions of California. Our Sacramento region is part of the vernal pool country. The flowers you see in the pictures are Goldfields that bloom during early spring time (April, May). In April, May months if you are walking in the [...] [...]