(Signs like this were first installed in 1975,
at the suggestion of naturalist Chris Nelson, during the rainy season
when newts and other salamanders are particularly at risk;
but they were regularly stolen. Therefore they've been replaced
by more generic signs like C00 since about 1990.
This image was reconstructed by Don Knuth in September 2004 from an archival photo
kindly supplied by Denise Defreese, the Supervisor of Briones Regional Park.)
Bear Creek Road near Little John Cove, Contra Costa County, California

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