Many of California’s native species rely on human-built stock ponds for water. Impounding streams or low spots on the … [Read More...] about Just add water—Sedgwick pond renewed
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 Sarah Nightingale, UC Riverside To pinpoint sources of air … [Read More...] about Measuring greenhouse gases on the go
A major effort to warn Californians about impending earthquakes is coming to the NRS. Scientists from UC Berkeley are … [Read More...] about NRS hosts earthquake warning system sensors
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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.