|Site locations (click to enlarge)|
|White (l) & lodgepole (r) cones|
|Red Mountain Trailhead |
|White pine cones at |
Red Mountain Trailhead
The litter associated with the trailhead cones, where any was present at all, consisted of a thin layer of pine needles and a bit of dried grass. From this meager microhabitat I collected all of one juvenile crab spider.
|Sampling site in Stave Creek canyon|
|A cone in Stave Creek canyon|
|Sifting conifer litter near Cooper Lake|
|Streamside under-rock fauna|
|Violets (Viola sp.) growing streamside|
|Pacific treefrog (Pseudacris regilla) |
near Cooper Lake bridge
Be sure to read Rod's trip narrative here!
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