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Flowers, birds or shrimp: air station offers safe haven

A new willowy monardella sprouts from the ground in the garden outside of the installation’s environmental office aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., Jan. 29. This new sprouting plant shows hope for the endangered species aboard the air station. With proper care and room to grow, this plant can begin to truly repopulate.



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This work, Flowers, birds or shrimp: air station offers safe haven [Image 2 of 6], by LCpl Christopher Johns, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:01.29.2014

Date Posted:01.31.2014 16:38

Photo ID:1159529

VIRIN:140129-M-OB827-009

Resolution:3840x5760

Size:9.05 MB

Location:MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, CA, USGlobe

Hometown:SAN DIEGO, CA, US

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