An ecologist who conducted dissertation research at the NRS’s Sagehen Creek Field Station is returning as the station manager of the reserve. Ash Zemenick will begin work at the reserve starting July 1, 2021. “I’m excited to return to Sagehen to foster supportive and inclusive community that enables the reserve’s research, education, outreach and art […]
Professor Roxanne Beltran of UC Santa Cruz is developing a novel way to eavesdrop on ocean soundscapes heard by elephant seals.
By Kathleen M. Wong, UC Natural Reserve System Boyd Deep Canyon Desert Research Center is a premier site for studying the Sonoran Desert. It sprawls across two major drainages and the crest of a mountain range, enabling the study of species ranging from bighorn sheep to barrel cactus. The reserve began hosting field scientists even […]
On the trail of the white-tailed kite at San Joaquin Marsh Reserve.
UC Irvine’s three NRS reserves host researchers, students and volunteers addressing ecological challenges.
Prop. 84 helped fund new water sources, new housing, and meeting space, and made problematic buildings habitable again.
Tracking data show seals shift strategies for predator avoidance and foraging as their body condition improves during migration.
Three University of California undergraduates will be conducting their own full-time field research projects this summer as part of the UC Natural Reserve System’s Field Science Fellowship. This year’s fellows will get first-hand glimpses of what it’s like to be a field scientist while studying vegetation succession, lizard colonization, and stream biodiversity at three NRS […]