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SEP19260 SEP 1926 1

Photo Archive No. 90.1.1926.09

Temp. No. 306. 213451. At Mesa Station (Enc. 27.) showing growth in Division 25 as compared to that on outside range adjacent, under yearlong grazing use. 9/30/26. Santa Rita R.R. 1/2 x 32 1/2. Photo Sta No. 90. Compare 249877. 104-D.

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AUG19300 AUG 1930 1

Photo Archive No. 90.1.1930.08

Temp. No. 705. Permanent No. 249877. Photograph showing Division 25 at Mesa Station Encl #27 adjacent area heavily covered with burro weed to be compared with Photo No. 213451. August 1930. Photo Sta #90. 104-D.

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JUL19850 JUL 1985 1

Photo Archive No. 90.1.1985.07

PS 90. Azimuth 297. July 17, 1985. RFB. Canon AE-1 camera (35mm). 35mm WA lens. Robert F. Buttery.

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NOV20001 NOV 2000 1

Photo Archive No. 90.1.2000.11

PS 90. November 9, 2000, 4:20 p.m. Facing northwest. Azimuth 297. Pasture 2S. ASA 125 Plus X film. 35mm lens focal length. Exclosure 27, southwest corner. Fencepost outside exclosure. Exclosure intact. Eragrostis lehmanniana dominant grass inside and outside exclosure. Burroweed inside and outside. Setaria, Muhlenbergia porteri, Digitaria californica under mesquite. M. McClaran.

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086_1_2007_03 MAR 2007 1

Photo Archive No. 90.1.2007.03

PS. 090. 23 March 2007. Facing northwest, Azimuth 297. Pasture UA Cell. Exclosure 27. Elevation 1138 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. Witness present, camera above witness. Mesquite alive, more than 50% of burroweed dead. Prickly pear present. Lehmann lovegrass dominant in open. Behind foreground mesquite find black grama outide exclosure, and cottontop inside exclosure. Bush mughly under mesquite inside and outside exclosure. Cloudy conditions. Compared to 2000, less grass and burroweed now. M. McClaran photographer, no assistant.

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086_1_2009_03 MAR 2009 1

Photo Archive No. 90.1.2009.03

PS. 090. 17 March 2009. Facing northwest, Azimuth 297. Pasture UA Cell. Exclosure 27. Elevation 1135 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. Witness present, camera above witness. Mesquite alive, burroweed present between fence and mesquite. Many skeletons of dead burroweed including foreground left. Prickly pear present. Lehmann lovegrass dominant in open. Behind foreground mesquite find black grama outside exclosure, and cottontop inside exclosure. Bush muhly under mesquite inside and outside exclosure. Large tree in distant center of 1926 photograph is now dead with part of skeleton present. Compared to 2007, increase in bush muhly, cottontop and Setaria. M. McClaran photographer, A. Peterson assistant.

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