The UC Natural Reserve System is accepting applications for its 2014-2015 Mildred E. Mathias Graduate Student Research Grant. The grant supports research by UC graduate students at one or more of the 39 NRS reserves. Graduate … [Read more]
According to a report in the Idyllwild Town Crier, mountain yellow-legged frogs released last summer at the NRS's James San Jacinto Mountains Reserve made it through winter but are now succumbing to drought.
In early August, … [Read more]
For years, the headquarters of the NRS's Kendall-Frost Mission Bay Marsh Reserve has been a humble, utilitarian trailer. Painted a bland industrial white, the trailer all but disappeared among the condos that line Pacific … [Read more]
By Julie Cohen, UC Santa Barbara Public Affairs, and Kathleen M. Wong, UC Natural Reserve System
In order to plan for the future, sometimes you have to look to the past. More than two dozen scientists in disciplines … [Read more]
The Value of Natural Reserves and Field Stations
In 1831, a young British naturalist by the name of Charles Darwin sailed to the New World on the research vessel HMS Beagle. Along the way, the ship put in at both mainland … [Read more]