Forum: Observe, Identify, and Engage the Natural World


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Concerning the physical nature and geological history of the terrain we tred.
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The nature of the physical world.
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by Alex Wierbinski
Rocks consolidated into Boulders by volcanic cements.
2 2 5 years 29 weeks ago
by Alex Wierbinski
Rock inclusions in granite are unique and interesting
2 2 5 years 10 weeks ago
by Alex Wierbinski
Remarkable features creating the Sierra's environments.
1 1 5 years 23 weeks ago
by Alex Wierbinski
Cold effects on terrain.
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Delightful bits of natural beauty and character.
1 1 4 years 44 weeks ago
by Alex Wierbinski
Created historical terrain feature responsible for many high altitude Sierra lakes.
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by Alex Wierbinski

Snuck up on this bad boy in Spring of 2010, Poison Flat, Carson Iceberg Wilderness.

Living things encountered in the Sierras

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Skruffy bear rooting Falls Meadow, East Carson River, Carson Iceberg Wilderness, 2003.

Above: Skruffy bear rooting Falls Meadow, East Carson River, Carson Iceberg Wilderness, Fall 2003.

Bear encounters in the High Sierra Nevadas

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by Alex Wierbinski
News, Observations, and Science Reports and Research of Birds, and especially those who visit the High Sierra Nevada Mountain Range.
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Kitty tracks far off the PCT route as I take my own way South from Latopie Lake.

Above: I encounter Kitty tracks far off the PCT route as I take my own route South from Latopie Lake.

Cat encounters and signs in the Sierra Nevada.

4 4 1 year 4 weeks ago
by Alex Wierbinski

chipmunk at Relief Reservoir campsites, Emigrant Wilderness.

Images and descriptions of encounters with small High Sierra Mammals.

14 14 28 weeks 6 days ago
by Alex Wierbinski
Cold Blooded Creatures of the High Sierra Nevada Mountains
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Frog at Grizzly Peak Lake in Emigrant Wilderness.

Above: Frog at Grizzly Peak Lake in Emigrant Wilderness.

Observations of Frogs encountered in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, with news & research about frogs everywhere.

11 11 22 weeks 4 days ago
by Alex Wierbinski
Snakes encountered along the High Sierra Nevada Trails
2 2 6 years 11 weeks ago
by Alex Wierbinski

Coyote sniffing about on frozen surface of Round Top Lake, Carson Pass Management Area.

 

High Sierra Coyotes. Coyote sniffing about on soft-frozen surface of Round Top Lake in the Carson Pass Management Area.

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Tilden Lake Trout, Yosemite National Park.

 

High Sierra Fish & Water news, conditions, & status.

 

All High Sierra Fish and Water News
INDEX

The High Sierra Fish Forum covers fish encounters in the High Sierra, yet has expanded to cover Water News and Drought issues in the High Sierra, California generally, and in the Oceans & Seas around our rapidly warming world.

 

The
All High Sierra Fish and Water News
page is a chronological index of the News & Research articles below, and many more, too.

 

 

97 97 1 year 41 weeks ago
by Alex Wierbinski
The Whole Freeking "Bug World." If it creeps, crawls, worms, or buzzes, it's here.
12 12 48 weeks 8 hours ago
by Alex Wierbinski

Jumping spider at 10,000 feet on Big Sam, Emigrant Wilderness, blends in with granite terrain.

Post up your pictures, videos, and High Sierra Spider encounters here. Butterfly at 10,000 feet on Big Sam in Emigrant Wilderness.

8 8 44 weeks 1 day ago
by Alex Wierbinski

Fly trying to avoid death far above snowline, Round Lake, Meiss Roadless Area.

Above: Fly trying to avoid death far above snowline, Round Lake, Meiss Roadless Area.

Pictures, Information, and Insect Stories.

4 4 51 weeks 4 days ago
by Alex Wierbinski

Butterfly at 10,000 feet on Big Sam in Emigrant Wilderness.

 

Butterflies. Butterfly at 10,000 feet on Big Sam in Emigrant Wilderness.

 

Butterfly & Moth News, Observations, & Research

 

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Insect Identification & News

30 30 13 weeks 5 days ago
by Alex Wierbinski

Beautifuld fluorescent Purple Beetle on South flank of Big Sam, Emigrant Wilderness.

Above: Beautifuld fluorescent Purple Beetle on South flank of Big Sam, Emigrant Wilderness.

Beetles encountered in High Sierra Nevada between Lake Tahoe and Mount Whitney.

 

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Insect Identification & News

11 11 16 weeks 5 days ago
by Alex Wierbinski

Mayfly, a skimmer in Stubblefield Canyon, Yosemite National Park. 

Mayfly in Kerrick Canyon, North Yosemite Backcountry, PCT & TYT route.

 

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Insect Identification & News

39 39 11 weeks 3 days ago
by Alex Wierbinski
Sierra Nevada Plants, inclucing Fungus and Mosses, encountered by backpackers and hikers.
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by Alex Wierbinski
News at the speed of trees. Rapid changes in forest and tree health and distribution are following the rapidly changing seasons.
53 53 42 weeks 4 days ago
by Alex Wierbinski
Action shots of fine specimens of our favorite trees and views of their forests. Post up your favorite tree shots.
7 7 3 years 46 weeks ago
by Alex Wierbinski

Fungus in the Mokelumne Wilderness along the Pacific Crest Trail.

 

Fungus in the High Sierra Nevada Mountains.

10 10 11 weeks 5 days ago
by Alex Wierbinski
Sierra Nevada Wild Flower backpacker identification by color. Photos, location maps, trail guide pages.
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