September 11th, 2018

Los Altos Redwood Grove

Los Altos Redwood Grove

Due to my wheelchair battery still malfunctioning, on Sunday D. and I went to the nearby Los Altos Redwood Grove Nature Preserve, because I couldn't handle walking very far and there were places to sit plus a smooth boardwalk that made what little walking I did easier.  Here are some of the pics I took.

A ripening blackberry next to Adobe Creek.

A large turkey vulture feather in the stony creek bed.

Another turkey vulture feather in the damp dirt.

Cress likes the moist soil near the creek.

A lot of the creek is underground now, at the end of the dry season, but eventually we find a small pool.

Dried fennel seed heads are a sign summer is winding down.

Farther upstream where the creek is still flowing, we see a few three-spined stickleback (it is very difficult to get a good pic of small fish darting quickly through blurry water).

Sword ferns catch a beam of sunlight filtering through the redwoods.

The boardwalk trail through the preserve.