Los Farallones

Dispatches from Point Blue’s field station on the Farallon Islands National Wildlife Refuge

Archive: Sep 2011

Transitions – A Fall Island Fashion Preview

September 10, 2011

Initially, I was excited and somewhat terrified at the notion of living for 6 weeks on the tip of what looks like a drowning mountain. The Farallones are defined by granite that has been morphed by wind and waves into steep arches, caves, peeks, and slippery flats.   The speckled cliff faces are coarse and fractured, […]