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After Decades Away, Western Pond Turtles Come Home to Mountain Lake

July 28, 2015 by Lauren McNulty

Biologists released western pond turtles into Mountain Lake, marking another big step in the San Francisco lake's comeback.

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From the Bottom Up at Mountain Lake

January 30, 2015 by Dhyana Levey

With San Francisco's Mountain Lake once again clean enough to support native species, its managers are reintroducing the basic building blocks of a healthy ecosystem.

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All of These Monster Invasive Fish Came Out of One Small San Francisco Lake

March 20, 2014 by Eric Simons

In the Presidio's Mountain Lake, as this sequence of photos shows, there are some ferocious predators lurking in the watery depths.

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Unearthing Mountain Lake

October 01, 2006 by Sarah Sweedler

In 2001, bulldozers excavated two immense old army water tanks that long sat at the edge of Mountain Lake, a ...

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San Francisco Lakes

April 01, 2003 by Sara Marcellino

Today, only three natural freshwater lakes are left in San Francisco—Mountain Lake, Pine Lake, and Lake Merced. In 1995 the ...

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