Watch videos about science research & education at UC Berkeley's Sagehen Creek Field Station. Or learn how to do handy things like navigate our web-site, enter your research metadata, make an on-line reservation.
Despite the low water year, you can see these fascinating fish schooling this week at Taylor Creek on Lake Tahoe, or probably in Sagehen Creek, though Stampede Reservoir is so low that you'll have to walk a long way downstream.
Our friend Mark Stromberg, former Director of the UC Berkeley Hastings Reserve, was a member of the committee that produced this report. Many of the report's ideas came from the recent OBFS document, Field Stations and Marine Laboratories of the Future: A Strategic Vision, but Mark tells us that Sagehen's programs and entrepreneurial approach were very influential, as well.
The NAS report emphasizes the need for field stations to continue to provide opportunities for engagement, citizen science, and other public service activities, as well as increased networking and cyber-infrastructure.
Updated video, 1/7/14: Sagehen environmental artists Helen and Newton Harrison have broken ground on the vegetation manipulation for their 50-year artwork at Sagehen! Here's an aerial video shot by Austin Hall, with some explanatory text by the Harrisons:
The Harrisons also have a new exhibit at Feldman Gallery in New York. More info.