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New vegetation is coming up in the that area burned last September in the Foothill Fire. Part of the burn area is in the east field, which was once cleared and was covered with a mixture of non-native grasses and recovering coastal sage scrub. A cursory look at this area gives the impression that a […]

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Signs of Spring

Spring has definitely arrived at the BFS! In the last week Amsinckia menziesii, Rancher’s Fireweed, has started blooming all over the East Field — a veritable sea of gold. Manager Stephen Dreher’s efforts last year to mow the non-native grasses before they went to seed seems to have really paid off in encouraging our native […]

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