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South Fork of the Kern River
Kern County, California

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South Fork Wildlife Area

South Fork Wildlife Area

The South Fork Wildlife Area on the South Fork Kern River. This middle stretch of the river flows through the flat valleys east of Lake isabella.

near Weldon on the Walker Pass Road, California

Date photographed: March 16, 2009
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Kern River Preserve Entrance

Kern River Preserve Entrance

Entrance to the Audubon Society's Kern RIver Reserve, near Weldon on the Walker Pass Highway. Until the 1970's this area was farms and ranches.

near Weldon on the Walker Pass Road, California

Date photographed: March 16, 2009
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Kern River Preserve Headquarters

Kern River Preserve Headquarters

Headquarters for the Audubon Society's Kern RIver Reserve, purchased in 1979 by the Nature Conservancy to protect riparian habitats. It is noted for a number of rare and endangered species of birds.

near Weldon on the Walker Pass Road, California

Date photographed: March 16, 2009
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Cottonwood Forest at the Kern River Preserve

Cottonwood Forest at the Kern River Preserve

Cottonwood forest at the Audubon Conservancy's Kern River Preserve. This is one of the largest intact riparian forests in the state.

near Weldon on the Walker Pass Road, California

Date photographed: March 16, 2009
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Grassland at the Kern River Preserve

Grassland at the Kern River Preserve

Grassland and scrub at the Audubon's Kern River Preserve. Though riparian forest is the focus of the reserve, it includes a variety of upland habitats as well.

near Weldon on the Walker Pass Road, California

Date photographed: March 16, 2009
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Cottage Grove Cemetery

Cottage Grove Cemetery

The pioneer Cottage Grove Cemetery at Onyx on the South Fork of the Kern River. It dates from 1862.

near Weldon on the Walker Pass Road, California

Date photographed: March 16, 2009
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