Archive for the ‘Flora and Fauna’ Category

Exotic Trees of Cambria

Monday, January 31st, 2011

When you think of trees in Cambria, what comes to mind? Cambria pines? Sure, we have lots of them around. But, what are those other trees you see when you walk around East Village? Well, let’s take a little tour and see. (more…)

Port Orford Cedar

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

Among the many exotic trees in Cambria is the magnificent Port Orford cedar located near the southeast corner of the Cambria Historical Museum property on Center Street near the “blue house”. Usually not found this far south, this tree is believed to have been planted by the Guthries around 1900. (more…)

Dawn Redwood

Saturday, September 26th, 2009

If you wander up Wall  Street to just before it makes a sharp turn to intersect Bridge Street, you can see a dawn redwood (metasequoia glyptostroboides). It’s located across the street from the windmill. This tree has a most interesting history. (more…)