Plants accustomed to accessing smaller amounts of moisture stored in underground rock formations are more resilient to drought conditions.
UC Merced aims to build a field station to facilitate research and instruction on the NRS’s Merced Vernal Pools and Grassland Reserve.
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