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Jepson Prairie Preserve

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Spring vernal pool flowers

Take the beautiful, short, self-guided walk around a large vernal pond in open grassland. By late... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2015
drKSG
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a great springtime meditation miracle site

if you have ever got conned by some religion frauds about meditation centers, this should cure you... read more

Reviewed March 15, 2015
patersondave
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Fairfax, California
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25 Apr 2015
“Spring vernal pool flowers”
15 Mar 2015
“a great springtime meditation miracle site”
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Under wide-open skies, Jepson Prairie Preserve explodes into color during its spring wildflower display. Dry and dormant most of the year, the prairie is transformed by winter rains into a tapestry of stunning colors, and its vernal pools host a...more
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4845 Cook Ln, Dixon, CA 95620
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Reviewed April 25, 2015

Take the beautiful, short, self-guided walk around a large vernal pond in open grassland. By late April when we visited there are still good displays of vernal pool flowers: Vernal Pool Goldfields (Lesthenia fremontii), Downingia, Mariposa Lily, Elegant Brodiaea, White Navarretia, etc. A few geese...More

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Reviewed March 15, 2015

if you have ever got conned by some religion frauds about meditation centers, this should cure you. in the spring, the area around the vernal ponds has a fantastic wildflower display. the ponds themselves contain dozens of critters that are dormant when the ponds evaporate....More

2  Thank patersondave
Reviewed January 29, 2013

great tours on weekends in the season, check on computer to find dates. Incredible sense of the different places not usually noticed in the area, the seasonal flowers, tadpole shrimp, etc. Dress for windy conditions. Donate a little extra in the wood box if you...More

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Reviewed March 28, 2012

A little-known site for nature lovers. Be careful where you tread, as you might be squishing fairy shrimp or little wildflowers called "eggs and butter." Seasonal

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