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OCT19260 OCT 1926 1

Photo Archive No. 96.1.1926.10

Temp. No. 288. 213436. At Box Station (Enc. No. 23) showing growth of vegetation in Division B (left) as compared to that on adjacent area to South side (right). Growth inside 30 to 40 percent better. 10/4/26. Santa Rita Range Reserve. 1/4 x 22. Photo Sta. 96. Compare 726 (104-D). 104-D.

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AUG19300 AUG 1930 1

Photo Archive No. 96.1.1930.08

Temp. No. 726. Permanent No. 249898. Photograph along south side of Box Station Encl #23 showing comparison between area in Division "B" and outside range. To be compared with Photo No. 213436. August 1930. 104-D.

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AUG19850 AUG 1985 1

Photo Archive No. 96.1.1985.08

PS 96. Azimuth 90. Aug. 22, 1985. RFB. Canon AE-1 camera (35mm). 35mm WA lens. Robert F. Buttery.

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APR20001 APR 2000 1

Photo Archive No. 96.1.2000.04

PS 96. April 21, 2000, 1:15 p.m. Facing east. Azimuth 90. Pasture 21. Plus X, ASA 125 film. 35mm lens focal length. Did not relocate original photo station. Put in rebar (no witness). Taken to match 1984 photo (which appears to be different from earlier photos); just off large diameter corner pipe-post; 2 fence posts down/missing. Burned in 1994; 2 dead mesquites in photo; the rest are sprouting. All Eragrostis lehmanniana; no Haplopappus tenuisectus. M. McClaran.

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096_1_2007_03 MAR 2007 1

Photo Archive No. 96.1.2007.03

PS. 096. 28 March 2007. Facing east, Azimuth 90. Pasture 21. Box Station Exclosure 23. Elevation 1209 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. No witness, painted rebar present, and camera above. Mesquite alive, large mesquite have top-killed stems from 1994 fire and resulting resprouts. Calliandra leaves and flowers emerged. Prickly pear behind small mesquite in exclosure. Lehmann lovegrass dominant, other grasses find threeawns; under larger mesquite find Setaria, cottontop, and Sporobolus cryptandrus. Compared to 2000, less grass and burroweed now in and outside exclosure, but less outside. M. McClaran photographer, A. Nafus assistant.

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096_1_2012_03 MAR 2012 1

Photo Archive No. 96.1.2012.03

PS. 096. 12 March 2012, 4:45 PM. Facing east, Azimuth 90. Pasture 21. Box Station Exclosure 23. Elevation 1198 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Mark II Digital Camera. Witness is painted rebar present, and camera above. Mesquite alive with some 2011 leaves green. Large mesquite have top-killed stems from 1994 fire and resulting resprouts. Calliandra leaves and flowers emerged. Poppies flowering. Prickly pear behind small mesquite in exclosure. Broom snakeweed in exclosure. No burroweed present. Lehmann lovegrass dominant, other grasses find cottontop in open; and under larger mesquite find plains bristlegrass, cottontop, and sand dropseed. Compared to 2007, more grass and complete decline of burroweed in and outside exclosure, and lage mesquite skeletons have been cut and removed from inside exclosure. M. McClaran photographer, A. Dalke and K. Hawkes assistants.

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