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Our Creekside Neighbors

Learn about the lives of the plants and animals that live among us in the Putah Cache Creek neighborhood.

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June 2021: California Kingsnake (Lampropeltis californiae)

May 2021: California Pipevine Swallowtail (Battus philenor hirsuta)

April 2021: Wood Duck (Aix sponsa)

March 2021: Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)

February 2021: Great Valley Gumweed (Grindelia camporum)

November 2020: Colors of the Creek

October 2020: Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus)

September 2020: Creekside Fire Ecology

August 2020: Gopher Snake (Pituophis catenifer catenifer)

March 2020: Manroot (Marah fabaceous) Our own native cucumber!

February 2020: The Endochory Story

January 2020: The "Preying" Mantis

December 2019: Poison Oak (Toxicodendron diversilobum)

November 2019: Oak Galls

October 2019: Going Ballistic- Ballistochory

September 2019: The Wind and the Wings- Anemochory

August 2019: Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

July 2019: Sacred Datura (Datura wrightii)

June 2019: Narrow Leaf Milkweed (Asclepias fascicularis)

May 2019: Sticky Monkey-Flower (Mimulus aurantiacus)

April 2019: California Pipevine (Aristolochia californica)

March  2019: Gooddings Willow (Salix gooddingii)

February 2019: White Alder (Alnus rhombifolia)

January 2019: Toyon (Heteromeles arbutifolia)

December 2018: American Dogwood (Cornus sericea)

November 2018: Bigleaf Maple (Acer macrophyllum)

October 2018: Wild Licorice (Glycyrrhiza lepidota)

September 2018: Mugwort (Artemisia douglassiana)

August 2018: Western Goldenrod (Euthamia occidentalis)

July 2018: Pacific Aster (Symphyotrichum chilense)

June 2018: Baltic Rush (Juncus balticus)

April 2018: Red Willow (Salix laevigata)

March 2018: California Buckeye, Aesculus californica

February 2018: Santa Barbara Sedge (Carex barbarae)

January 2018: Foothill Pine (Pinus sabiniana)

December 2017: Coyote Brush (Baccharis pilularis)

November 2017: Oaks, or Quercus

September 2017: California Wild Rose (Rosa californica)

August 2017: California Wild Grape (Vitis californica)

July 2017: Blue Elderberry (Sambucus nigra spp. caerulea)

June 2017: Showy Milkweed (Asclepias speciosa)

May 2017: Fremont Cottonwood (Populus fremontii)

April 2017: Western Redbud (Cercis occidentalis)