Where are the best photo locations in Northern California?
Best Northern California Locations
I would suggest the county just to the north of San Francisco and the area around the city of Chico.
In addition, I would suggest the beaches on the San Francisco Peninsula (Fort Funston, Fort Miley, Point Lobos, Land's End, etc.) and Yosemite National Park (best in the months of April-July as the waterfalls are in full grandeur).
The best place to look for gold is where it has already been found. Most gold locations are very well known and the locations can be found in numerous books and on the Internet. Central California is well known as the central gold belt. Northern California as the northern gold belt, etc. Colorado has had significant amounts of gold found as has South Dakota and Georgia. Again, the best place to look for gold is…
Early spring is the best time to fertilize weeping cherry trees (Prunus subhirtella var. pendula). Specifically, the transition between late winter and early spring is the time that is the most effective choice for fertilizing weeping cherry trees. That may mean late February for coastal locations in the northern hemisphere. It means early March for inland locations in the northern hemisphere.
Unfortunately, auroras don't occur on a schedule. Aurora borealis are generally associated with coronal mass ejections from the Sun. They are normally visible in northern latitudes above about 40 degrees north, so Canada and the northern US are the best observing locations, plus northern Europe, Iceland, and the northern parts of Russia and Siberia. You can often get a 1-2 day advance notice on spaceweather.com.