Come help us document life in the Sagehen Basin!

Sagehen Creek Field Station is seeking volunteers to help photograph plants and animals located within the 9,000 acre research reserve to post to the website iNaturalist. You do not have to be a professional photographer to make a difference. If you can take a basic photo with any type of cell phone, tablet or digital camera and enjoy observing nature, the Field Station could really use your help!

Located twelve miles north of Truckee, CA., Sagehen Creek Field Station & the Sagehen Experimental Forest are research and teaching facilities of the University of California at Berkeley. Established with the assistance of Starker and Luna Leopold, sons of renowned conservationist, Aldo Leopold, the Field Station has a collection of over 60 years worth of scientific data that is used in diverse fields of study such as climate change, hydrology, and forest ecology.

As a volunteer, you will explore and learn more about the Field Station and Aldo Leopold’s idea of a “land ...more ↓

Posted on July 12, 2014 09:30 AM by faerthen faerthen | 0 comments | Leave a comment
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purple crown-vetch Securigera varia

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faerthen

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July 22, 2014 12:25 PM PDT

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Securigera varia

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Fir Dwarf Mistletoe Arceuthobium abietinum

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faerthen

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July 22, 2014 12:25 PM PDT

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Ssp. magnificae, parasitic on young Red Firs, rather than White Firs.

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Arceuthobium abietinum

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lettuce wirelettuce Stephanomeria lactucina

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faerthen

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July 22, 2014 12:25 PM PDT

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Stephanomeria lactucina

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Timothies Genus Phleum

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faerthen

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July 22, 2014 12:25 PM PDT

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Genus Phleum

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ocean spray Holodiscus discolor

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faerthen

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July 21, 2014 04:04 PM PDT

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Holodiscus discolor

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lace lip fern Cheilanthes gracillima

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faerthen

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July 21, 2014 04:04 PM PDT

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Cheilanthes gracillima

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Empid Flycatchers Genus Empidonax

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kaitlin

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July 23, 2014

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Dusky based on call.

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Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii

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kaitlin

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July 23, 2014

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kaitlin

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July 23, 2014

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Woodland Pinedrops Pterospora andromedea

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kaitlin

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July 23, 2014

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Pterospora andromedea

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white brodiaea Triteleia hyacinthina

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kaitlin

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July 23, 2014

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Triteleia hyacinthina

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western Jacob's ladder Polemonium occidentale

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kaitlin

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July 23, 2014

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Polemonium occidentale

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Fewflower meadow-rue Thalictrum sparsiflorum

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kaitlin

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July 23, 2014

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Thalictrum sparsiflorum

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kaitlin

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July 23, 2014

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Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii

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kaitlin

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July 23, 2014

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Fritillaries Tribe Argynnini

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kaitlin

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July 23, 2014

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Long-eared Chipmunk Tamias quadrimaculatus

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kaitlin

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July 23, 2014

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Tamias quadrimaculatus

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Mountain Chickadee Poecile gambeli

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kaitlin

Date

July 23, 2014

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Fun to see the tail feather pattern on what I believe is a juvenile.

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Brown Creeper Certhia americana

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kaitlin

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July 23, 2014

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Located along utility corridor. Two birds observed.

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Hawks and Buzzards Genus Buteo

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kaitlin

Date

July 23, 2014

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Likely a Red-tailed Hawk, but I didn't get a good look. Thought I'd post anyway.

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Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus

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kaitlin

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July 23, 2014

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Three birds total with what appeared to be two juveniles and one adult along the utility corridor.

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Orange-crowned Warbler Oreothlypis celata

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kaitlin

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July 23, 2014

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In vicinity of SCRE 4

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Western Wood-Pewee Contopus sordidulus

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kaitlin

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July 23, 2014

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In vicinity of SCRE 4

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Warbling Vireo Vireo gilvus

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kaitlin

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July 23, 2014

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Note the bird is banded.

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Douglas' Squirrel Tamiasciurus douglasii

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kaitlin

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July 23, 2014

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Tamiasciurus douglasii

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Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii

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kaitlin

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July 23, 2014

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Mountain Chickadee Poecile gambeli

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kaitlin

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July 23, 2014

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Warbling Vireo Vireo gilvus

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kaitlin

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July 23, 2014

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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kaitlin

Date

July 23, 2014

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Adult male on left and I believe two juveniles to the right based on posturing and the pointed shape of the rectrices or tail feathers.

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swamp onion Allium validum

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faerthen

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July 20, 2014 04:28 PM PDT

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Allium validum
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Help us document life in the Sagehen Creek watershed! This iNaturalist project gives UC California Naturalists and other visitors the opportunity to share their natural history observations with a broader online community while contributing to growing citizen-science datasets on the distribution of the plants and animals ...more ↓
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