Sandy DeSimone

Articles by Sandy DeSimone

Keeping watch for fires in South Orange County
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Keeping watch for fires in South Orange County

— Audubon Starr Ranch is partnering with others to ensure that searing heat in Southern California doesn't lead to disaster.
Audubon Starr Ranch wraps up its 19th bird banding season
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Audubon Starr Ranch wraps up its 19th bird banding season

— The program lets us know how the birds are doing across this important Southern California habitat.
Volunteers help restore buildings at Audubon Starr Ranch
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Volunteers help restore buildings at Audubon Starr Ranch

— Great group from Google Irvine braves tough So Cal heat to bring back sanctuary's historic bunkhouse.
So Cal trees threatened by borer beetles and the diseases they carry
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So Cal trees threatened by borer beetles and the diseases they carry

— Audubon Starr Ranch is working with other conservation leaders to reduce the threat.
Drought, then flood at the Audubon Starr Ranch Sanctuary
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Drought, then flood at the Audubon Starr Ranch Sanctuary

— Drought hit habitat in Southern California hard, then came the heavy rains.