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Category: Life in Idyllwild

Sharp-skinned hawk spotted

Sharp-skinned hawk spotted

This sharp-shinned hawk is perched on a smooth manzanita limb and keeps a watchful eye out for prey.

Forest Service project attacks tamarisk

Forest Service project attacks tamarisk

In September, the Forest Service carried out its long planned foray against the expanding tamarisk in Pinyon and Palm Canyon. Kate Kramer, Forest Servcie biologist, who did the planning, led the team which Outward Bound kids also joined in the tamarisk assault. Below, Kramer explains the tamarisk biology to one of the Outward Bound participants.

Angel Trees a giving opportunity

Angel Trees a giving opportunity

The Angel Tree at the BBVA Compass bank contains gift tags each listing a child’s Christmas wishes.

Oh deer, it's cold

Oh deer, it’s cold

Following last week’s snowfall, this buck and a doe are seen exploring Fern Valley …

Another bobcat sighting in Garner Valley

Another bobcat sighting in Garner Valley

This bobcat is seen and photographed in Garner Valley Tuesday, Nov. 8.

First snow

First snow

The first snow landed in Idyllwild Friday …

Butterfly Mint Bush makes an appearance

Butterfly Mint Bush makes an appearance

Butterfly Mint Bush, (Monardella antonina), a California native plant, is a real butterfly magnet.

Fall colors a treat on the Hill

Fall colors a treat on the Hill

One of the unique features that residents and visitors love about Idyllwild is that one can experience all four seasons. The trees at Idyllwild School foretell winter’s approach.

Chaparral Clematis blooms April to May

Chaparral Clematis blooms April to May

Pipestem Clematis or Chaparral Clematis,(Clematis lasiantha), is one of the two native clematis in California (the other being C. ligusticifolia or Western Virgin’s Bower). Pipestem clematis is a beautiful deciduous vine that can be as long as 20 feet. This native vine can be found growing on hillsides, chaparral, and open woodlands in southern and central California. It blooms April to May, displaying many small, creamy white and fragrant flowers. This vine prefers shade for its roots, and sun for its top, and is completely drought-tolerant when established.

Lake Fulmor mirror

Lake Fulmor mirror

Lake Fulmor is a natural mirror on this early fall day.

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