Come help us document life in the Sagehen Basin!

Sagehen Creek Field Station is seeking volunteers to help photograph plants and animals located within the 9,000 acre research reserve to post to the website iNaturalist. You do not have to be a professional photographer to make a difference. If you can take a basic photo with any type of cell phone, tablet or digital camera and enjoy observing nature, the Field Station could really use your help!

Located twelve miles north of Truckee, CA., Sagehen Creek Field Station & the Sagehen Experimental Forest are research and teaching facilities of the University of California at Berkeley. Established with the assistance of Starker and Luna Leopold, sons of renowned conservationist, Aldo Leopold, the Field Station has a collection of over 60 years worth of scientific data that is used in diverse fields of study such as climate change, hydrology, and forest ecology.

As a volunteer, you will explore and learn more about the Field Station and Aldo Leopold’s idea of a “land ...more ↓

Posted on July 12, 2014 10:00 PM by faerthen faerthen | 0 comments | Leave a comment
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Photos / Sounds

Observer

chauncey

Date

November 3, 2014 04:26 PM PST

Description

"Tired", 2.2 m. tall, 0.3 cm diam. @ 1.5 m.
No cones, leaf glands present.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

chauncey

Date

November 3, 2014 03:43 PM PST

Description

"Shank", 6 m. tall, 2 stems, 17 cm & 40 cm diam. @ 1.5 m.
Pollen cones, leaf glands present

Photos / Sounds

Observer

chauncey

Date

November 3, 2014 03:53 PM PST

Description

"Asunder", 17 m. tall,
Seed cones

Photos / Sounds

Observer

chauncey

Date

November 3, 2014 03:29 PM PST

Description

"Vest", 1.5 m. tall,
no cones, leaf glands present.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

chauncey

Date

November 3, 2014 03:30 PM PST

Description

"Pockets", 4.25 m. tall,
2 stems, 6 cm. & 8 cm. diam. @ 1.5 m.
No cones, leaf glands present.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

chauncey

Date

November 3, 2014 03:30 PM PST

Description

"View", 10 m. tall, 40 cm. diam. @ 1.5 m.
Seed cones (few), leaf glands present.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

chauncey

Date

November 3, 2014 03:20 PM PST

Description

"Camo", 2 m. tall, 4 cm diam @ 1.5 m.
No cones found, leaf glands present.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

chauncey

Date

November 3, 2014 03:10 PM PST

Description

"Ooze", 0.6 m tall,
no cones, glands present.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

chauncey

Date

November 3, 2014 03:10 PM PST

Description

"Boil", 0.44 m tall,
no cones, glands present.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

chauncey

Date

November 3, 2014 02:52 PM PST

Description

"Canker", 10 m tall,
4 stems, 15cm, 24cm, 50cm, & 53cm diam. @ 1.5 m.
Seed cones (few), leaf glands present.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

chauncey

Date

November 3, 2014 02:51 PM PST

Description

"Propa", 0.82 m tall,
no cones, leaf glands present.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

chauncey

Date

November 3, 2014 02:49 PM PST

Description

"Summit", 8 m tall,
2 stems, 30cm & 38cm diam. @ 1.5 m.
Pollen cones, leaf glands present

Photos / Sounds

Observer

chauncey

Date

November 3, 2014 02:33 PM PST

Description

"Helix", 4.3 m tall, 3 stems, 7cm, 8cm, 11cm @ 1.5 m.
no cones, leaf glands present

Photos / Sounds

Observer

chauncey

Date

November 3, 2014 02:32 PM PST

Description

"Vital", 1.8 m tall, 0.3 cm diam @ 1.5 m.
leaf glands present, no cones

Photos / Sounds

Observer

chauncey

Date

November 3, 2014 02:17 PM PST

Description

"Double", 6 m tall, 2 stems, 10cm & 17cm diam @ 1.5m.
Pollen cones (abundant), leaf glands present

Photos / Sounds

Observer

chauncey

Date

November 3, 2014 01:32 PM PST

Description

"Trio", 8 m tall, 3 stems, 18cm, 24cm, & 34cm Diam @ 1.5 m.
Pollen cones (very few), leaf glands present

Photos / Sounds

What

Geraniums Genus Geranium

Observer

faerthen

Date

September 29, 2014 01:18 PM PDT

Description

Richarsonii? It's so purple.

Probably planted.

faerthen Project curator ID

Genus Geranium

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Kokanee Oncorhynchus nerka

Observer

kaitlin

Date

October 4, 2014

Description

Very few fish observed.

faerthen Project curator ID

Oncorhynchus nerka

Photos / Sounds

What

Edith’s Checkerspot Euphydryas editha

Observer

kaitlin

Date

October 4, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Bee-like Robber Flies Genus Laphria

Observer

biochristine

Date

June 28, 2014 02:58 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

springtails and allies Subclass Collembola

Observer

biochristine

Date

June 25, 2014 10:08 PM PDT

Description

Found in small snow patch at night

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

biochristine

Date

June 27, 2014 02:52 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

common poorwill Phalaenoptilus nuttallii

Observer

faerthen

Date

September 16, 2014 07:42 PM PDT

Description

Crappy iPhone photos, unfortunately.

faerthen Project curator ID

Phalaenoptilus nuttallii

Photos / Sounds

Observer

lindam

Date

July 17, 2014

Place

Site 1 (Google, OSM)

Description

Covered 1% of Site 1
blooming

Tags

Photos / Sounds

What

common yarrow Achillea millefolium

Observer

lindam

Date

July 17, 2014

Place

Site 1 (Google, OSM)

Description

3% coverage on Site 1
blooming, white

Tags

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

True Sedges Genus Carex

Observer

lindam

Date

July 17, 2014

Place

Site 1 (Google, OSM)

Description

90% coverage in Site 1
Some "flowering"

Tags

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

large-leaved avens Geum macrophyllum

Observer

lindam

Date

July 9, 2014

Description

next to bog, some had 6 petals

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

lindam

Date

August 11, 2014

Place

Site 1 (Google, OSM)

Description

Removed in July. Site to be monitored next spring for growth of this invasive grass.

Photos / Sounds

What

Grasses Family Poaceae

Observer

lindam

Date

July 17, 2014

Place

Site 1 (Google, OSM)

Description

Grasses comprised 1% coverage

Tags

Photos / Sounds

What

Eaton's aster Symphyotrichum eatonii

Observer

faerthen

Date

September 10, 2014 04:40 PM PDT

faerthen Project curator ID

Symphyotrichum eatonii
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Help us document life in the Sagehen Creek watershed! This iNaturalist project gives UC California Naturalists and other visitors the opportunity to share their natural history observations with a broader online community while contributing to growing citizen-science datasets on the distribution of the plants and animals ...more ↓
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