The Pine Ridge Association at Henry W. Coe State Park

The Fall issue of The Ponderosa is here!


The PonderosaThe Fall 2022 issue of the Ponderosa quarterly newsletter is now available. We are saying so long to our beloved backcountry Ranger, Cameron Bowers, and wish him the very best in his well deserved retirement. The annual Tarantula Festival this year was well attended; you can tell by the magnificent pictures that children and adults had a super time. Our wonderful volunteers and park staff continue to keep our springs clean/running and the dreaded yellow star thistle eradicated where possible. Whether you love them or hate them, we do have a great article on California ground squirrels; it is interesting how they go about confronting snakes and actually going on the offensive at times. Read on!.