Dropping off the last of the coverboards at frozen Kelly Pond.
Redwood Pond transects.
Dicamptodon ensatus is a climate-change indicator species normally not found under coverboards. This one may have taken advantage of a recent nest of a nursing deer mouse and her young recently found under the same coverboard.
A mouse runs from underneath a pile of coverboards at Pepperwood’ Preserve’s Turtle Pond parking area.