Sierra Nevada Alpine Ecosystems


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 Trail along the crest of the Sierra Buttes from Packer Saddle at approximately 7,000 ft … Read more