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ACR’s Fire Forward team coordinated the burn plans, equipment, and training opportunities for prescribed burning events at the Van Hoosear Wildflower Preserve and Cooley Ranch this past Memorial Day weekend. Both of these controlled burns on privately held lands went off without a hitch, another sign that regional prescribed burn partnerships are stronger than ever.
 
While we work from home, the miles logged by shorebirds we have radio-tagged has us longing for an unconfined drive to points beyond—perhaps a birding trip to the Central Valley or more miles logged on the Pacific Crest Trail. Alas, we take solace in science and focus our gaze on the spring destinations of Long-billed Curlews and Western Sandpipers.
 
In late April, Living with Lions director Dr. Quinton Martins picked up GPS data suggesting that P5, a territorial male in the Sonoma Mountain area, had crossed Hwy 12 onto Bouverie Preserve and encountered P16, a first-time mom, and her two kittens sired by another male mountain lion.
 
This special edition includes a directory of all articles over its three-decade run in addition to several featured article excerpts.
 
P19, a 22-month-old male mountain lion followed by Living with Lions, has left home. Over a few weeks beginning on March 9, 2020, he set a determined course east into the Central Valley, coming within 25 miles of Sacramento. WATCH VIDEO >
 
CLOSURE NOTICE: ACR preserves in Marin and Sonoma counties remain closed until further notice due to the public health risks of Covid-19.
 

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