By Blythe Nobleman, UC Merced At the northern tip of the UC Merced campus, an unremarkable aluminum gate leads into a field that extends, seemingly, into infinity. Perpendicular to the gate, the LeGrand Canal, drawn from Lake Yosemite, snakes around campus into the emerald pastures, through farm rows and almond orchards across the highway. It’s […]
The UC NRS now has a sister reserve in Eco-Alianza de Loreto A.C., a Mexican nonprofit offersing educational and research access to the Gulf of California.
Valentine Eastern Sierra Reserves gets $1 million gift to expand support for students, staff and researchers, and to upgrade infrastructure
The UC Natural Reserve System has expanded to 41 reserves with the addition of Point Reyes Field Station and Lassen Field Station.
The NRS protects a disproportionate number of California’s most vulnerable plant species today. But climate change will put many of those species at risk.
Undergrad’s innovative research may lead to new methods of weighing seals, expanding our understanding of the mammals and the oceans
Long ago naturalist John Muir extended an open invitation to harken to the rugged beauty and wonder of the high mountains. Listen to the sounds of gushing streams as they roll through wild canyons, amid gardens of rocky meadows. Wander, surrounded by the forest and snowy peaks of the Sierra Nevada. Today, however, these places […]