Natural History

Natural History

The Sierra Nevada provides a remarkable range of climate and landscapes that support a global hotspot of biodiversity, including many species that are rare, endemic, or have special status. 

Climate

  Climate

Hydrology

  Hydrology

Geology

    Geology

Soils

  Soils

Life Zones

 Life Zones

Fungi

  Fungi

Flora

  Flora

Fauna  Fauna

 

Natural history written by Abbie Dziegiel and Christopher Swarth.

COVID-19 and the Yosemite and Sequoia Field Stations

Updated 6/18/2020

The Yosemite and Sequoia Field Stations have begun to ramp up activities in compliance with UC Merced and National Park Service guidance and polcies. Please see our COVID-19 Information page for more information.

Any queries about Yosemite and Sequoia Field Station reservations can be directed to Breezy Jackson, bjackson10@ucmerced.edu, (209) 628-5758.