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Created 14-Jun-14
Modified 4-Apr-24
Visitors 10
28 photos
Preserving native oaks is a hard fought battle in California. Thankfully, Cosumnes River Preserve protects a huge riparian forest, including a number of oak species.

I arrived at the Preserve before sunrise, talked to a couple of bird watching nuts for a short minute and briskly hiked to a Photographer's Ephemeris destination that was perfect. I set up my tripod just before the sun rose and captured a few full moon setting shots behind me.

I was surrounded by majestic oaks, including one with a years-old fallen branch that was slowly disintegrating on its northeast side.

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Keywords:Cosumnes, chicory, ecology, majestic, moon, oak, preservation, preserve, refuge, river, sentinel, setting, silhouette, sunrise, tree, wildlife

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