Sagehen Creek Field Station


Sagehen Creek Field Station

Background

[http://sagehen.ucnrs.org/ Sagehen Creek Field Station] is a research and teaching facility of the University of California at Berkeley's Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, the Berkeley Natural History Museums the California Biodiversity Center, & the University of California Natural Reserve System. Sagehen is also a member of the Organization of Biological Field Stations.

The Station was established in 1951 with the signing of a long-term special use permit with the USDA Forest Service; today, this relationship includes the Tahoe National Forest which manages the land, & the Pacific Southwest Research Station, which created the Sagehen Experimental Forest on Nov. 28, 2005.

Sagehen serves as the hub of a much broader network of research areas known as the Central Sierra Field Research Stations. CSFRS consists of:
* Sagehen Creek Field Station,
* Central Sierra Snow Lab,
* Onion Creek Experimental Watershed,
* Chickering American Reserve,
* North Fork Association Lands.

Day and overnight use of the resource and facilities are permitted. To visit Sagehen, each group, project, or use must:
* Complete an on-line use-application; once application is approved by Station Manager...
* Read [http://sagehen.ucnrs.org/info.htm this information] prior to arrival.
* Agree to, complete, and sign a waiver form for each visitor (Spanish version available, too).
* Deliver signed waivers to Station Manager prior to or upon arrival.

The Station is not generally open to the public. However, Sagehen hosts periodic [http://sagehen.ucnrs.org/events.htm public events] , & arrangements for tours can be made with the Station Manager.

References

* [http://sagehen.ucnrs.org/info.htm Sagehen Creek Field Station] .
* [http://sagehen.ucnrs.org/CSFRS/ Central Sierra Field Research Stations]
* [http://research.chance.berkeley.edu/cssl/ Central Sierra Snow Lab]
* [http://www.fs.fed.us/psw/ef/onion_creek/ Onion Creek Experimental Watershed]
* [http://nrs.ucop.edu/Chickering-American-River.htm Chickering American Reserve]
* [http://research.chance.berkeley.edu/ Berkeley Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research]
* [http://nrs.ucop.edu/ University of California Natural Reserve System]
* [http://bnhm.berkeley.museum/ Berkeley Natural History Museums]
* [http://cbc.berkeley.edu/ California Biodiversity Center]
* [http://www.r5.fs.fed.us/tahoe/ USDA Forest Service]
* [http://www.r5.fs.fed.us/tahoe/ Tahoe National Forest]
* [http://www.fs.fed.us/psw/ Pacific Southwest Research Station]
* [http://www.fs.fed.us/psw/ef/ Sagehen Experimental Forest]


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