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Monthly Archives: January 2005

Shasta Land Trust- California’s Green (119)

Written on January 29, 2005 at 9:14 pm, by

Huell tours the Fenwood Ranch in Shasta County, an inspiring conservation success story of The Shasta Land Trust. Shasta Land Trust P.O. Box 992026 Redding, CA 96099-2026 530-241-7886 www.shastalandtrust.org 2005

Sea Caves- California’s Gold (7010)

Written on January 9, 2005 at 1:30 am, by

Huell travels out to Santa Cruz Island to explore its famous sea caves by kayak, and spends a day paddling way back into these sometimes very narrow and always very dark and wet caves. Paddle Sports of Santa Barbara www.kayaksb.com 805-899-4925 Channel Islands National Park http://www.nps.gov/chis 805-658-5730  2005

Salmon Fishing- California’s Gold (7008)

Written on January 9, 2005 at 1:29 am, by

Huell learns about Native American fishing techniques on a trip to Eureka with members from the Yurok tribe at the mouth of the Klamath river.  2005

Ships In A Bottle- California’s Gold (7007)

Written on January 9, 2005 at 1:27 am, by

Huell’s off to the Maritime Museum of San Diego to learn about building ships in a bottle, an art form believed to have originated in the 18th century. These tiny masterpieces are also important pieces of Maritime history. Maritime Museum of San Diego 1492 North Harbor Drive San Diego, CA92101 619-234-9153 www.sdmaritime.com  2005

Swimsuits- California’s Gold (7006)

Written on January 9, 2005 at 1:26 am, by

Whether for taking in the waters or taking in the sun, California beaches have long been a destination for vacationers and locals alike. That much hasn’t changed, but what has changed dramatically is what both men and women wear to the beach. Huell is joined by a Hollywood costume designer to find out how California  Continue Reading »

Tide Pools- California’s Gold (7005)

Written on January 9, 2005 at 1:24 am, by

Huell learns about tidepools on a trip to San Diego. He is joined by biologists and other experts who introduce him to the marine animals and plants that find a home in the harsh conditions of the intertidal zone. Cabrillo National Monument 619-557-5450 www.nps.gov/cabr Multi-Agency Rocky Intertidal Network (MARINe) www.MARINe.gov  2005

Hops- California’s Gold (7004)

Written on January 9, 2005 at 1:08 am, by

Huell travels to the little farming community of Sloughhouse near Sacramento. Once there he meets up with George Signorotti, owner of the last family-owned hops farm in the sate, and witnesses firsthand the harvesting and baling of hops, which was once a huge crop in California.  2005

Songbird of Manzanar- California’s Gold (7003)

Written on January 9, 2005 at 1:07 am, by

During the years of the detainment in Manzanar War Relocation Center, one of ten camps at which Japanese American citizens and resident Japanese aliens were interned during World War II, music provided a rare solace for the internees. Huell visits with Mary Kageyama Nomura known as the “Songbird of Manzanar” who performed there as a  Continue Reading »

Scotia- California’s Gold (7002)

Written on January 9, 2005 at 1:04 am, by

Huell travels to the Northern California logging town of Scotia about 20 miles south of Eureka. It’s a historic company town where Huell learns about how this unique community played a vital role in the history of the region and the development of modern forestry.  2005

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