Janet Klein, a vegetation specialist with the district, says flammable, invasive broom is replacing areas once inhabited by oaks. David Briggs
Janet Klein, a vegetation specialist who lives and works in Fairfax, says the San Geronimo Ridge—once a diverse forest of oak and Douglas fir as well as home to all kinds of birds and animals—is slowly being overtaken by a nasty and seemingly intractable weed. “It’s a disheartening situatio

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