Lotusland, CA

July 2017 marks another great journey to California’s Central Coast, and on this trip was a special visit to Lotusland, located in the Santa Barbara region of the Central Coast. I had previously been in the area just a year before in March to see Santa Barbara Botanic Gardens, which is absolutely stunning in the … More Lotusland, CA

Fairmount Park Land Use and Ecology – Phila, PA

Fairmount Park totals over 2,000 acres and collectively is one of the largest urban green spaces in country. The park is intersected by the Schuylkill  River, effectively creating the two main sections aptly named East Park and West Park. I explore Fairmount Park all year round and tend to do most of my hiking in … More Fairmount Park Land Use and Ecology – Phila, PA