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BARNS: When the historic hay barn at B Ranch blew down during a storm on March 5, two cows died. "It was just a tired old barn," rancher Jarrod Mendoza said. "The barn saw a lot of storms, and this was its last one." A retired employee for the National Park Service, Dan Brown, will give a presentation on his work preserving barns in the Point Reyes National Seashore during the Marin Conservation League's Agricultural Land-Use Committee on Friday, April 22.   David Briggs

Three weeks ago the hay barn at B Ranch blew down during a storm—and Daniel Brown can pretty much explain why. Mr. Brown, who worked for the National Park Service for 38 years, spent a decade and a half of his career at Point Reyes National Seashore, preserving historic barns. He assessed what work should be done and . . .

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