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Cutting back Cattails

Conjure up a mental image of pHake Lake, and what do you see? Cattails! As shown nicely in the title image for this blog, a ring of Broad-leaved Cattails (Typha latifolia) almost completely encircles the lake. Broad-leaved Cattails are native to California, and the BFS they provide habitat for some of our resident native animals, […]

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Four egrets visit the lake

For the most part pHake Lake is too deep and steep-sided to be a permanent residence for wading birds, but herons and egrets do stop by fairly often. This past Thursday, four Great Egrets (Ardea alba) paid a visit.

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