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overview_largeJANUARY 1 - A New Year's Eve view from the junction of Green Ranch, Rhine Canyon, and Alder Creek roads shows off the recovery on the southeastern slopes of Mount Diablo. One year in, with December's long-awaited rains, the burn area of the 2013 Morgan Fire is sprouting anew, as Joan Hamilton documents in this photo post. (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