With Arctostaphylos montana subsp. montana and other chaparral species.
4 m tall, reproductive, way up on hill, haven't seen another one close by. Nucleus of spread!
A small newt found hiding under the same log as the crayfish. After a quick photo, their shelter was very carefully replaced.
A surprising find under a small log (which was replaced very carefully after the quick photo op!)
Hiding under a log. Seemed to have a damaged/discoloured leg, though could hop just fine.
Tan colored Damselfly sitting on a rock at the edge of a small, slow stream.
Small damselfly sitting on vegetation at side of a shallow part of the lake. Arroyo maybe?