Category Archives: Seasons

Photos from high water on Dec. 2, 2012

Shooting across Scott Valley to Marble Mts. Scott River at the CA. Dept. of Fish and Game fish screen for the Scott River Irrigation District. The river is going over the top of the little dam. Looking South at the … Continue reading

Posted in Photos, Seasons | Leave a comment

Kelly Carter is 2012 Scott Valley Pleasure Park Rodeo Queen

Queen Kelly Carter was crowned by 2011 SVPP Rodeo Queen Cricket Postma (right). By Liz Bowen ETNA – A junior from Etna High School will serve as royalty for the 2012 Scott Valley Pleasure Park Rodeos. Kelly Carter recently won … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Photos, Seasons, SVPP RODEO | Leave a comment

Nature video worth watching

Be sure and watch closely (around 2 min 40 sec) and check out the baby bat under its mama. Unreal Monarchs!  Close up of hummingbird staking its territory! If you never knew what goes on in the garden when you … Continue reading

Posted in Garden, Seasons, video - youtube | Leave a comment

Hot spring day April 23, 2012

Temperatures registered up to 84 degrees on this extra-hot day of April 23, 2012. Leaves are bursting open and alfalfa is the most beautiful green. Even Ireland can’t beat this green!

Posted in Photos, Seasons | Leave a comment

Photos from April 17, 2012 in Scott Valley, CA.

Clint Custer’s field being readied for planting. Whiskey Butte has a good batch of snow. My forsythia is a bit later than many other bushes in the valley, but when ever it blooms in the spring, the bight yellow blossoms … Continue reading

Posted in Garden, Photos, Seasons | Leave a comment

Snow depth in Western Siskiyou is over 100 percent of average

By Liz Bowen Scott Valley, Callahan, CA. US Forest Service employees ski, snowshoe or hike into a handful of areas in the mountains to check the depth of snow and water content each year. The first measuring date is Feb. … Continue reading

Posted in Seasons | Leave a comment

Snow on April 12

We received about 5 inches of snow here at the south end of Scott Valley, near Mt. Bolivar. Everyone else in the Valley reported just an inch or so and it was even less in Quartz Valley. That was surprising.

Posted in Photos, Seasons | Leave a comment

A hollyhock one September evening – 2011

Posted in Photos, Seasons | Leave a comment

Photos of summer 2011

Starting to think of bright summer flowers and garden fruits, so I pulled up some photos from last summer. Four o-clocks under the pine tree. I doubt if this dahlia tuber made it through the 6 weeks of temperatures in … Continue reading

Posted in Garden, Photos, Seasons | Leave a comment

Elk in Scott Valley on Sunday, March 11, 2012

With the time change, I was headed to church an hour early and spotted seven bull elk walking up from Scott River through a field of cattle waiting for breakfast of hay. Etna Creek — rain in the valley and … Continue reading

Posted in Photos, Seasons | Leave a comment