Management Resources


Coordinates – latitude and longitude data for each NRS reserve
USGS – real-time maps of recent earthquake activity
Topozone – online maps from the U.S. Geological Survey

Flora & Fauna

ITIS – Integrated Taxonomic Information System
Lucidcentral – identification keys and diagnostic tools

Meta Data

KNB – Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity


CalFIRE – structure defense guide
GEOMAC – California wildfire viewer
USGS – wildfire science
NIFC – National Interagency Fire Center – News
CDF – California Department of Forestry – LPNF – Los Padres National Forest – Incident Report


NOAA – National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
WRCC – Western Regional Climate Center
Intellicast – weather information to help plan all outdoor and weather sensitive activities
Current NOAA Satellite – 4 km visible view of California


NCEAS – National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis
OBFS – Organization of Biological Field Stations
LTER – Long Term Ecological Research Network
Ecoinformatics – Online resource for managing ecological data and Information


Botany journals – scholarly archive of botany journals


UC eScholarship Repository – information about UC research and scholarships
Mouse barrier for vehicles – Research and experience with keeping rodents out of cars