Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Red Car Property: Remember Rain?

Photo: Diane Edwardson, February 26, 2011. We're running photos of cooler days on the Red Car Property to cope with the excessive heatwave & insane humidity.  (Click on photos to enlarge.)
Photo: Diane Edwardson, December 24, 2010.  With the current record drought, it's easy to forget how green the Red Car Property used to be when it rained.  It doesn't take more than a half inch of rain to make Red Car Canyon Lake reappear.  (Yes there were once really big tadpoles in it!)
Photo: Diane Edwardson, March 24, 2011.  After big rainstorms or particularly heavy El Nino seasons, the water can be chest deep for my dog in some of the vernal pools on the south end of the Red Car Property