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pig_damage_cover2DECEMBER 9 - In the year since the Morgan Fire, Mount Diablo has seen its share of the beautiful, the remarkable, and the rare. But the fire has meant opportunity for all sorts of plants and animals, and not just the unusual ones. Wild pigs, always a problem on the mountain, have expanded in number this year and have begun to root up areas they rarely or never visited before. (Photo by Joan Hamilton.)  

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Oasis on Mount Diablo: Perkins Canyon's Trial By Fire

The Morgan Fire transformed more than 3,100 acres of meadow, chaparral, and woodland on Mount Diablo’s south and east sides, including Perkins Canyon. “It was a once-in-
a-generation event,” says Seth Adams — the biggest fire on the mountain since 1977.

What are people spotting right now? Here are the most recent observations from the burn area in iNaturalist