Catch the Hatch: Adventure in the Golden Trout Wilderness (pt.1)


Let me start by admitting I am a novice fly fisherman. I don’t know all of the terminology, the names of fish, what they look like, what type of fly to throw, or even how to tie all of the knots, but there is one thing I do know; I love fly fishing. I was … Continue reading Catch the Hatch: Adventure in the Golden Trout Wilderness (pt.1)

June Gloom


If you live in Southern California, you’re familiar with the overcast skies and cool days associated with late spring and early summer. But for those of you unfamiliar with terms like “June gloom”, “May gray”, “no-sky July”, and my personal favorite – “Fogust”- let me welcome you to the least happy time of the year … Continue reading June Gloom

Dr.Kim Cobb on Climate Science


Dr. Kim Cobb is a leader, and born scientist who is helping steer the discussion on climate change and shape our future. She is an advance professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology and has been studying climate change and paleoclimate for nearly two decades.

Stretching the Bounds


Boudin is a geologic term coming from the French word for sausage, and describes a structure created through layer-parelell extension. These are competent rock layers that have been stretched into observable segments.  In the example above we see a boudin that has formed in limestone through plastic deformation creating the classic looking pinch and swell … Continue reading Stretching the Bounds

Barking Up The Right Tree


Inhale. Exhale. We take advantage of the valuable resources provided by trees every single day. From paper products and construction materials, to furniture, and even the air we breathe, it is impossible to live a single day without utilizing the benefits that come from trees. Since 1990, the world has lost approximately 319 Million acres … Continue reading Barking Up The Right Tree