Researchers will use California climate innovation funding to analyze fire resilience in state ecosystems using drone images of reserves.
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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Marine mammal reproduction rests on a precarious tipping point of ocean resources
A small decrease in the amount of prey female seals can consume causes a big dropoff in elephant seal reproductive success.
Heather Constable named director at Sedgwick Reserve
Heather Constable is the new director of the NRS’s Sedgwick Reserve.
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