by Vanessa Handley, Director of Collections and Research, UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley Excerpted from the Fall 2017 … [Read More...] about Granite Mountains plants at UC Botanical Garden
The UC Natural Reserve System is a library of ecosystems throughout California. Most of the state’s major habitat types are represented, from coastal tidepools to inland deserts, and lush wetlands to redwood forests. No other network of field sites can match its size, scope, and ecological diversity. The NRS offers outdoor laboratories to field scientists, classrooms without walls for students, and nature’s inspiration to all.
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by Shelly Leachman, UC Santa Barbara A community of tiny stream bugs has proved that efforts to restore streams heavily … [Read More...] about Sentinel species show mine-damaged streams returning to life
Top carbon scientists from around the world met at the NRS’s Blue Oak Ranch Reserve this September as part of the Global … [Read More...] about International carbon experts gather at Blue Oak Ranch
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Access to NRS reserves is by permission only. Reserves are available for teaching, research, and public service, but not general recreation.