The SCU Lightning Complex fires burned 6,000 acres of East Bay Regional Park District land last year. And already, green ground cover, reptiles, and raptors are returning in Morgan Territory.
A bold new design for the redwood forests of the 21st century is forged in the Santa Cruz Mountains
With 38 inches of rain at the top of the mountain since last summer, the bloom has been great all over Mount Diablo.
A journalist spends two years documenting the dramatic changes that the Morgan Fire brought to Mount Diablo.
Spring has brought new plants, and new cover, to the fire recovery zone on Mount Diablo.
Eighteen months after a fire, what to look for on Mount Diablo
What causes the strip of bare dirt between chaparral and grassland? A researcher tests the idea of a “scurry zone” on Mount Diablo.
On the last day of 2014, Joan Hamilton walked around Green Ranch Road on Mount Diablo to see what a full year, and some long-awaited rain, had done to the Morgan Fire burn area.
The 3,100-acre Morgan Fire provided opportunities for scientists. One of the main goals: to learn how plant and animal communities rebuild themselves after a major disturbance.
Wild pigs are uprooting unusual new areas of Mount Diablo this year.