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Jepson Field Book volume 66 page 170 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

Jepson Field Book volume 66 page 170
Wild Life -cf. Commonwealth Club minutes, Section on Forestry and Wild Life, Sept. 15, 1936 (L.A. Barrett). Tells a good deal of what I myself saw in early-day California. -cf. _New Hope for the Biological Survey_ of Anti-Steel-Trap League, filed in _Conservation File _ Box._  The Balance of Nature. Stir one weft of that unseen web Remotest are molest And all the slamless structure knows Proportional unrest. -Charlotte Kellogg.  Orchard Trees A few days ago, Nov. 19, 1940, I drove to Vaca Valley and Peaceful Glen (cf. Men & Manners, vol. 13, p. 350). From every little vantage point the yellowing orchards reflected the autumnal light. Here and there blocks of apricot crowns glowed bronze in the afternoon sun _ or where the light was right like molten gold. -When we shall hear The rain and wind beat dark December. -Cymbeline, 3-3-36. ::::::::: The Winds Of all roaring winds the North Wind was the most ominous. It was not one voice but many voices. Now sounding like a prolonged wail, now changing to staccato beats, now rising to heavy explosions, now to uneasy threats or half-muffled graves. But always there is the sense of power, of unbridled force on the rampage, - great gusts sweeping violently down the valley, anon slowing down for a moment as if taking breath for a more intensive assault on all things large and small that stand in its way. Trees bend helplessly, houses, barns and fences seem to crouch nakedly under the blast. From the very start of the
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