Take a hike through black walnut groves

ACORN SERIES /// A Trail Less Traveled

RUSTIC BEAUTY—Above, a lone black walnut tree, protected locally in the City of Thousand Oaks. But prolonged drought has damaged some of the local groves. At right, a map showing the location of Bowfield Trail. DAWN MEGLI-THUNA/Acorn NewspapersEveryone knows the Conejo and Las Virgenes valleys are fiercely protective of its namesake oaks—but they’re not the only trees that get special treatment. Larger-sized California sycamore, bay laurel, toyon and black walnut species are also landmark trees ...

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