How the Nature Spirits Are Caring for a Coast Live Oak Tree . by Alice B. Clagett

Filmed on 8 June 2016; published on 23 June 2016
Location: Santa Clarita Woodlands Park in the Santa Susana Mountains, greater Los Angeles area

  • VIDEO BY ALICE
  • SUMMARY OF THE VIDEO
    • Photos by Alice

Dear Ones,

This video is about a coast live oak tree I was concerned about some years ago. Looks like it is doing just fine! There is a Summary after the video …

VIDEO BY ALICE

SUMMARY OF THE VIDEO

Hello, Dear Ones, It’s Alice. I Am of the Stars.

I thought I would show you what has become of the little tree …

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 1,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 1,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

… that I had some concerns about, some years ago …

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 2,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 2,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

… because it is perched here, with some of its root showing …

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 3,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 3,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

… and then, some of its limbs fell down here …

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 4,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 4,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

… and it is right on this main trail right here …

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 5,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 5,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

So I had concerns about whether this tree would survive, a few years ago.

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 6,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 6,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

But I will show you it is doing pretty well …

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 7,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 7,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

… because up here I see that the bank has not eroded any more …

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 8,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 8,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

… probably because the tree cover protects it during the rain …

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 9,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 9,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

And the roots are still deep in the Earth here …

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 10,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 10,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

All right, here is the other side, looking out over a big valley …

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 11,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 11,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

And you see all the leaves that are facing the sunlight during the day …

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 12,” by Alice B. Claget,t 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 12,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

So this tree is doing very well. I have no doubt but what the nature spirits have gotten it to extend the roots on the sunny side, deep down into the hillside, so that it will be completely secure.

So there is the tree [slightly to the left of the middle of the below photo] …

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 13,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 13,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

And now I will show you the view that it has, on the sunny side of the hill [following are a series of photos of a panoramic view, panning from left to right] …

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 14,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 14,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 15,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 15,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 16,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 16,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 17,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 17,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 18,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 18,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

… right extensive and very beautiful. And there is the path, as it continues on up the hill …

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 19,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 19,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Photos by Alice

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 20,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 20,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 21,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 21,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 22,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 22,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 23,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Santa Clarita Woodlands Park, the Santa Susana Mountains 23,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 June 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

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In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars
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