summer solstice

Redwood National Park, High Bluff. Photo by Max Forster

Summer Solstice Means Changes in the Redwood Forest


Summer solstice reminds me of nature’s seasonal cycles and excites me for what’s to come. The study of these seasonal cycles, phenology, is used by the League in our science and education programs.

Climbing at Dawn


Today is the first day of summer, the longest day of the year. Often the summer solstice makes me think of long evenings and late sunsets, but of course dawn comes incredibly early too. Today, I remember my earliest morning …