Tule Elk Reserve – Buttonwillow, CA

Tule Elk Reserve – Buttonwillow, CA

Roughly 150 years ago, about half a million Tule Elk roamed California’s Central Valley.  As with so many animals in America, the elks were game and men hunted the herds to near extinction.   I recently visited the Tule Elk Reserve in Buttonwillow, near Bakersfield because

The Salton Sea

The Salton Sea

My recent trip to Joshua Tree National Park was the catalyst that set in motion my sudden curiosity about the Salton Sea.  For years I’ve lived completely oblivious to this section of California, but now I felt