Terrane Blog

Terrane explores the facts of our natural communities firsthand: what they look like, sound like, smell like, and feel like; in other words, ground-truthing what it means to be here, now. The idea for Terrane grows out of conversations on the trail and draws inspiration from our surroundings.

Adams Peak: “Atop the Eastern Edge”

If the Middle Fork is the Wild Heart of the Lost Sierra, then its headwater region on the east side of our forest shapes its rugged spirit. The Eastside is made magic by the crumbling…

Mosquito Creek: “The Wild Exception”

If you look closely at the boundary of the proposed Red Hill Special Interest Area, you’ll see an irregular arm extending northwestward to encompass the Mosquito Creek drainage from its junction with the North Fork…

Red Hill: “The Hilltop Island”

We explored the proposed Red Hill botanical Special Interest Area on a cool, clear day in late-December. We made an 8-mile loop around the hilltop island under wide, blue skies over crunchy snow, starting from…

Welcome to Terrane!

Terrane / Terrain Terrane explores the facts of our natural communities firsthand: what they look like, sound like, smell like, and feel like; in other words, ground-truthing what it means to be here, now. The…