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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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Winter at the BFS

Some people think that Southern California doesn’t have seasons, but they’re wrong — our seasons are just different from what folks from back east have in mind. But sometimes even here we get hints of traditional winter. A recent early-morning visit to the BFS revealed the East Field covered with rime looking very wintry indeed. […]

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