Jim Shevock (co-organizer with Ken Kellman) giving the group a "plan for the day" (July 13, 2008).

Ken Kellman (from left), Ray Stotler, and Jim Shevock at trail base.

Mac Sargent (from left), Ray Stotler, and Dale Vitt at trail base.

Sign at the Aptos Creek Trail base. The earthquake epicenter is that of the Loma Prieta 7.1 magnitude quake that occurred on October 17, 1989 at 5:04 pm (Pdt).

Ken Kellman shows Scott Schuette a "wall" of the leafy liverwort Leiocolea.

Redwood trees that have sprouted from the stump of a tree that was lumbered in the 1920s.

Ferns abound in the woods along Aptos Creek

Conocephalum salebrosum covering a rock ledge over Aptos Creek

End of the day - Scott Schuette & Ray Stotler

End of the day - Jeff Duckett & Ray Stotler

Ray Stotler, Barbara Crandall-Stotler, and Mark Seaward at the ABLS Annual Meeting at the Asilomar Conference Center, near Monterey, CA (July 14, 2008)