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Hidden treasure …

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This immature green heron is one of two fledglings that are now on their own at Hidden Lakes in Martinez. This youngster is poised to strike for his next meal and appears to have learned his lessons well. (WARREN ROSE / Courtesy)

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Possible beaver spotted in Alhambra Creek

UPDATE: Two beavers were filmed by Moses Silva the evening of May 4, 2016. MARTINEZ, Calif. – According to local beaver advocacy group “Worth A Dam,” a possible beaver spotting in Alhambra Creek took place Monday, May 2. The group’s founder, Heidi Perryman, said beaver enthusiast Moses Silva reached for ...

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More migrating fish …

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Sacramento Sucker fish migrating up Alhambra Creek to spawn Wednesday afternoon. The fish, pictured here near Ward Street, were spotted about three months after a Steelhead Trout was seen heading up the creek near Ward. According to Michelle Leicester of the Department of Fish & Wildlife, suckers are a hardy ...

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Spring in the air …

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This red-shouldered hawk was recently captured on camera north of the soccer field at Hidden Lakes Park by Martinez photographer Warren Rose. Rose added: “While the calendar shows that it’s still winter in this part of California, spring has arrived. Baseball leagues are being formed and, shortly, we will hear ...

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