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SPOTTED: Black bear at Modini Preserve

Sometimes those automated cameras that are set up deep inside parks show some interesting visitors. At the Modini Ingalls Ecological Preserve and Mayacamas Mountains Sanctuary, the 1,750-acre preserve ¬†northeast of Healdsburg, an Audubon Canyon Ranch motion-sensor camera captured this shot of a black bear at 8 p.m. on Aug. 31. The land, which has been owned by the Modini and Ingalls families for more than a century and was donated to the Audubon group, will never be developed and is… Read More »