Redwood Creek Restoration

Redwood Creek Restoration

Posted on Nov 12, 2011

During this field trip, we learned about riparian ecosystems found along streams of coastal California by visiting Redwood Creek and sampling riparian vegetation along a restored reach of this stream.  Other field trip objectives were to practice using field equipment […]

Farallon Islands

Farallon Islands

Posted on Nov 5, 2011

We explored marine ecosystems by boat on this trip found just off the coast of San Francisco, in the Gulf of the Farallons National Marine Sanctuary.  The Environmental Science Department at USF organized a joint boat trip for the CA Ecosystems […]

Kayaking the San Francisco Bay Estuary

Kayaking the San Francisco Bay Estuary

Posted on Oct 21, 2011

On this kayaking adventure, we explored salt marsh ecosystems and other aquatic ecosystems found around the San Francisco Bay estuary in Richardson Bay, Marin County.  We started at nearly low tide and viewed the eelgrass beds of the intertidal areas […]

Sierra Nevada Alpine Ecosystems

Sierra Nevada Alpine Ecosystems

Posted on Sep 25, 2011

On this weekend field trip, we explored several Alpine Ecosystems throughout the Sierra Nevada including: mixed conifer forests, montane chaparral, montane meadows, alpine lakes and rivers, montane riparian ecosystems, alpine bogs and marshes.  We hiked part of the Pacific Crest […]