The James San Jacinto Mountains Reserve, UC Natural Reserve System
Located in Southern California's San Jacinto Mountains, the NRS's James Reserve is at the forefront of an effort to use high technology to gain insight into the natural world. Embedded cameras monitor the nesting cycles of birds, sensor networks track weather data on habitat microclimates, and computers map out the potential damage from wildfires.
A Tale of Two Reserves, UC Natural Reserve System
Take a journey to two of the UC Natural Reserve Systems' reserves in southern California, the James San Jacinto Mountains Reserve and Sweeney Granite Mountains Desert Research Center.