Monthly Archives: December 2004

McClellan Park West Nature Area
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by Brian Sytsma Tucked away in the western portion of the former McClellan Air Force Base, now known as McClellan Park, lays a unique natural resource area, called the “West Nature Area.” This 220-acre parcel of land is home to … Continue reading

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Salmon in Arcade Creek
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by Alta Tura A group of Mira Loma High School students observed a salmon in Arcade Creek on November 18. Greg Suba, a former science teacher who happened to be with the students that day, reports that the fish was … Continue reading

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Creek Critters: May Flies
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by Bonnie Ross Mayflies are found in a diverse array of aquatic habitats from standing water to cold and rapid head-water streams. They are ecologically very important; essentially being the first-order consumers in all water bodies they inhabit. As a … Continue reading

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One-Day Salmon Count
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Excerpts from an article by Gary W. Flanagan, president of the Granite Bay Flycasters Association I remember reading an article in Field and Streamwhen I was about ten or eleven years old. I was living in K-part housing at Mather … Continue reading

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Thoughts From a Local Biologist
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By Tim Pafford Reprinted from Watershed, the Dry Creek Conservancy newsletter When I was a little boy, I was always messing around with water. I remember an incident of playing in rain-swollen puddles one stormy winter day after being sent … Continue reading

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