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FireExtent_coverAUGUST 1 - As the Morgan Fire's one-year anniversary approaches, Google Earth has posted satellite photos of the burn area. Taken in February, they show familiar landmarks, peaks and canyons of Mount Diablo and the extent of the fire damage. Click on the photo for a gallery of Earth photos of Mount Diablo after the fire.  

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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