Tag: Delta environment

Cyndy Green

King Tides of 2020

Sun and moon align creating King Tides (perigean spring tides) It is that time of year when the sun and moon align creating King Tides

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Rich Turner

Tule Fog in the Delta

The fog comes on little cat feet.  It sits looking over the harbor and city on silent haunches and then moves on. –Carl Sandburg It’s

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Rich Turner

Short Takes

Black-necked Stilt, Shin Kee Tract In 2009 I had never heard of Shin Kee Tract on the eastern edge of the Delta and west of

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Cyndy Green

High Winds of October

It’s an inconvenience…you have to go out and reset the clock. So every time you know…you have to reset everything. It’s a pain to wait

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Rich Turner

8 1/2 Months

Editor’s note about Soundings Magazine  8 1/2 months. Already? !  The title of this post refers to how long we’ve been publishing SoundingsMag. You might

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Cyndy Green

First Generation Farmers

The Delta historically has been an agricultural paradise.  But sometimes there is a disconnect between the agricultural community and the urban culture. A fourth generation

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Rich Turner

A Conundrum

“One oil well would eliminate all those wind mills and you could make it look like a tree.” After enjoying the quietude, beauty, and splendor

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Rich Turner

Short Takes

THE BEST CAMERA? People often ask me about equipment, favorite lenses, and accessories, but I tend to not focus so much on the hardware as

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David Yee

Birding and Living in the Delta

When it comes to birds and the enjoyment of observing them, which is called birding these days, it’s the proverbial “location, location, location”. For many

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