“Let me keep my mind on what matters, which is my work, which is mostly standing still and learning to be astonished.” —Mary Oliver See this hike mapped: Muddy Hollow Trail This short (1.5 mile), gentle walk follows the course … Read more
Follow the footsteps of author and biologist Jules Evens as he hikes every inch of trail in Point Reyes National Seashore to celebrate the park turning 50 years old in 2012.
A visit to Abbott’s Lagoon always proves rewarding and never fails to offer a fresh experience. I’ve strolled down to the main lagoon dozens of times over the years and each visit is unique and memorable.
“To find new things, take the path you took yesterday.” —John Burroughs I was thinking about John Burroughs, “the Grand Old Man of Nature,” as I walked the trails that climb from Bear Valley up to Inverness Ridge. Although I’ve … Read more
Last night, for the first time in their 132-year rivalry, the San Francisco Giants swept the L.A. Dodgers with a shutout. This morning my granddaughter, Kalia, took her first steps and the Supreme Court upheld “Obamacare.” To celebrate, I decided to take a long “walkabout.”
Searching for butterflies at Point Reyes–and finding them! Hike along with Jules Evens on a 7.5 mile loop with planty of winged beauty.
Stinging nettles and horsetail, plus lots of wildflowers, on the trail at Point Reyes.
Jules Evens continues his year-long trek on all the trails of Point Reyes. this time out, it’s the Bayview Trail, short on views but long on wildlife and the interesting ecological processes of the bishop pine forest, much of which burned in the 1995 Vision Fire.
In his quest to hike every trail at Point Reyes, Jules Evens takes a short walk rich in wildlife sightings, from butterflies to black oystercatchers.
Jules Evens heads out on an eight-mile loop, timed with the nesting, and singing, of some of Point Reyes’s least-common warblers. Follow along and see what else he finds!
Hiking along Drakes Estero, Jules Evens meditates on eelgrass, sea geese, and the footprint of humanity in a wild place.