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JAN19000 SEP 1948 1

Photo Archive No. 262.1.1948.09

A48-201. Pasture 4, photo station 262, looking north. Excellent stand of Cer. Poor stand of Bch, Bfi, Bhi, Bcu, Adi, and others. Scattering of Hco and Tca. Some annual weeds. Poor growth and all dried up. 9/7.

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JUL19870 JUL 1987 1

Photo Archive No. 262.1.1987.07

PS 262. Azimuth 26. July 15, 1987. RFB. Canon AE-1 35mm camera. 35mm WA lens. Robert F. Buttery.

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MAY20001 MAY 2000 1

Photo Archive No. 262.1.2000.05

PS 262. May 15, 2000, 2:15 p.m. Facing northeast. Azimuth 26. Pasture 4. ASA 135, Plus X film. 35mm lens focal length. 50' from fence in Pasture 4, close to spot where phone lines cross road at milepost 9 on road to Madera Canyon; directly east of first fencepost south of phone lines; no post; orange rebar placed. Mainly Eragrostis lehmanniana, some Boer's lovegrass. Mesquite; calliandra; Mimosa dysocarpa. M. McClaran.

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262_1_2007_03 MAR 2007 1

Photo Archive No. 262.1.2007.03

PS. 262. 26 March 2007. Facing northeast, Azimuth 26. Pasture 4. Elevation 1188 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. No witness, rock cairn constructed, camera above. Follow directions written in 2000. Area burned in July 2005. About 25% of mesquite completely killed in fire, others only top-killed and re-sprouting. Many dead grass clumps burned in fire. Calliandra common small shrub, no flowers or leaves yet. Lehmann lovegrass and Boer’s lovegrass only grasses. Compared to 2000, less grass and dead or top-killed mesquite now. M. McClaran photographer, M. McGregor assistant.

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262_1_2010_03 MAR 2010 1

Photo Archive No. 262.1.2010.03

PS. 262. 16 March 2010 2:40 PM. Facing north, Azimuth 25. Pasture 4. Elevation 1180 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Mark II Digital Camera. No witness, rock cairn constructed, camera above. Follow directions written in 2000. Area burned in July 2005. About 25% of mesquite completely killed in fire, others only top-killed and re-sprouting. Many dead grass clumps burned in fire. Calliandra common small shrub, no flowers or leaves yet. Lehmann lovegrass and Boer’s lovegrass only grasses. Compared to 2007, less grass because very dry summer in 2009. M. McClaran photographer, A. Dalke assistant.

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JAN19001 SEP 1948 2

Photo Archive No. 262.2.1948.09

A48-200. Pasture 4, photo station 262. Looking south. Excellent stand of Cer. Poor stand of Bch, Bfi, Bhi, Bcu, Adi, and others. Scattering of Hco and Tca. Some annual weeds. Poor growth and all dried up. 9/7.

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JUL19871 JUL 1987 2

Photo Archive No. 262.2.1987.07

PS 262. Azimuth 190. July 15, 1987. RFB. Canon AE-1 camera. 35mm WA lens. Robert F. Buttery.

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MAY20002 MAY 2000 2

Photo Archive No. 262.2.2000.05

PS 262. May 15, 2000, 2:15 p.m. Facing south. Azimuth 190. Pasture 4. ASA 135, Plus X film. 35mm lens focal length. 50' from fence in Pasture 4, close to spot where phone lines cross road at milepost 9 on road to Madera Canyon; directly east of first fencepost south of phone lines; no post; orange rebar placed. Mainly Eragrostis lehmanniana, some Boer's lovegrass. Mesquite; calliandra; Mimosa dysocarpa. Some catclaw near fence. M. McClaran.

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262_2_2007_03 MAR 2007 2

Photo Archive No. 262.2.2007.03

PS. 262. 26 March 2007. Facing south, Azimuth 190. Pasture 4. Elevation 1188 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. No witness, rock cairn constructed, camera above. Follow directions written in 2000. Area burned in July 2005. About 30% of mesquite completely killed in fire, others only top-killed and re-sprouting. Bottom left velvet pod mimosa re-sprouting after fire. Many dead grass clumps burned in fire. Calliandra common small shrub, no flowers or leaves yet. Lehmann lovegrass and Boer’s lovegrass only grasses. Compared to 2000, less grass and dead or top-killed mesquite now. M. McClaran photographer, M. McGregor assistant.

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262_2_2010_03 MAR 2010 2

Photo Archive No. 262.2.2010.03

PS. 262. 16 March 2010 2:45 PM. Facing south, Azimuth 170. Pasture 4. Elevation 1180 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Mark II Digital Camera. No witness, rock cairn constructed, camera above. Follow directions written in 2000. Area burned in July 2005. About 30% of mesquite completely killed in fire, others only top-killed and re-sprouting. Bottom left velvet pod mimosa re-sprouting after fire. Many dead grass clumps burned in fire. Calliandra common small shrub, no flowers or leaves yet. Lehmann lovegrass and Boer’s lovegrass only grasses. At least three large mesquite present in 1948 photo are still present today. Compared to 2007, less grass now because of dry summer in 2009. M. McClaran photographer, A. Dalke assistant.

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