UC Has Many Outdoor Classrooms!
The UC Natural Reserve System consists of protected lands around the state that are dedicated to research and teaching. UCSC staff currently manage 5 of the 39 total reserves. Each reserve can be used by classes for teaching or research opportunities.
- UCSC Campus Natural Reserve
- Younger Lagoon Natural Reserve
- Fort Ord Natural Reserve
- Ano Nuevo Island Natural Reserve
- Landels-Hill Big Creek Natural Reserve
The administrative director of the UCSC-managed reserves is Gage Dayton. He can be contacted via phone at (831) 459-4867 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.