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Happenings at Hopland REC

Mission Bells embrace springtime at HREC

Mission Bells (Fritillaria lanceolata) are one of the first springtime flowers to welcome the warm sunny days at HREC.  This particular wildflower, which is in the Lily family (Liliaceae) is sparsely scattered thoughout the oak woodland and chaparral habitats, usually in shady cool places.  This photo portrays one of the better "stands" found on HREC.

Posted on Thursday, April 14, 2011 at 8:34 AM
  • Author: Robert J Keiffer

Pacific Rattlesnakes are out now at HREC!

Pacific Rattlesnakes (Crotalus oreganus) are common at their denning sites right now.  I have a UC Davis researcher, herpetologist Dr. Brad Schaffer possibly interested in doing some research on them at HREC.

Posted on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 11:16 AM
  • Author: Robert J Keiffer

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Posted on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 8:53 AM

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