Air – 4th in the series on the American Canyon Wetlands Air – Earth’s ether. The medium that eludes sight, as it tickles touch. First on the list of the things we can’t live without. As we have explored in this series, the Wetlands is a place of water and it's a place of land, but it is hugely a place of Air. Of the three, Air is the layer least owned by humans and most by birds. Air, is the space for wings. I have always been fascinated by things that fly, from fireflies to
Earth - This is the third piece in a series on the American Canyon Wetlands Earth – our element. The ledger of human entries and edits. The place where we plant our feet. Here’s where all the other plants grow, and the food chain dries off before heading out to work. So far we’ve been looking down. This part, like a merry-go-round, will turn on the horizontal, going up or down only as the flow requires it. Land is the middle layer of the wetlands environmental sandwich. Here
We are so lucky to have guest blogger, John Comisky, join us! John is Vice President at the Wildlife Rescue Center of Napa County. This week John writes about his experience with American Canyon's Wetlands. I walk the wetlands. I listen to their songs. I photograph the pictures they paint. And I often wonder about the lives that are lived there, and the plot behind the show. So this is intended to be the beginning of a series of blogs about all that. It intends to live there.
Close your eyes and picture yourself having fun outdoors. What are you doing? Hiking? Playing a sport? Listening to your child giggle as she goes down the slide? No matter what your interests are, American Canyon has the park for you! Here's a list of 25 fun things to do in American Canyon's outdoor spaces. What will you do this weekend? 1. TAKE A HIKE Newell Open Space Preserve offers some of the best hiking trails in American Canyon. It's conveniently located at the corner
American Canyon's landscape offers many beautiful outdoor spaces to photograph. Sunsets over the wetlands are spectacular. The old basalt and cement ruins are both beautiful and unique (note: the ruins are not open to the public, however they can be accessed via organized tours). Newell Open Space offers up gorgeous trails and breathtaking views all the way to San Pablo Bay. We even have our very own picture-perfect vineyards. We are, after all, part of the Napa Valley. But,