Mathias Research Projects

at Blue Oak Ranch Reserve (BORR)

Mathias Research Projects
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Angelo Coast Range Reserve
Año Nuevo Island Reserve
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
Blue Oak Ranch Reserve
Bodega Marine Reserve
Box Springs Reserve
Boyd Deep Canyon Desert Research Center
Burns Piñon Ridge Reserve
Carpinteria Salt Marsh Reserve
Chickering American River Reserve
Coal Oil Point Natural Reserve
Dawson Los Monos Canyon Reserve
Elliott Chaparral Reserve
Emerson Oaks Reserve
Fort Ord Natural Reserve
Hastings Natural History Reservation
James San Jacinto Mountains Reserve
Jenny Pygmy Forest Reserve
Jepson Prairie Reserve
Kendall-Frost Mission Bay Marsh Reserve
Landels-Hill Big Creek Reserve
McLaughlin Natural Reserve
Motte Rimrock Reserve
Kenneth S. Norris Rancho Marino Reserve
Quail Ridge Reserve
Sagehen Creek Field Station
San Joaquin Marsh Reserve
Santa Cruz Island Reserve
Scripps Coastal Reserve
Sedgwick Reserve
SNRS - Yosemite Field Station
Stebbins Cold Canyon Reserve
Stunt Ranch Santa Monica Mountains Reserve
Sweeney Granite Mountains Desert Research Center
White Mountain Research Center
Valentine Eastern Sierra Reserve- SNARL
Valentine Camp
Younger Lagoon Reserve


  1. Year: 2013-2014
    Reserves Used: Angelo Coast Range Reserve, Blue Oak Ranch Reserve, Coal Oil Point Reserve, Dawson Los Monos Reserve, Emerson Oaks Reserve, Hastings Natural History Reservation, Landels-Hill Big Creek Reserve, McLaughlin Natural Reserve, Motte Rimrock Reserve ,Kenneth S Norris Rancho Marino Reserve, Quail Ridge Reserve, Santa Cruz Island Reserve, Sedgwick Reserve, and Stunt Ranch
    Research Title: The California tick transect: Assessing regional differences in community composition, infection prevalence, and human risk of tick-borne disease
    Researcher: Andrew MacDonald
    UC Campus: UC Santa Barbara

  2. Year: 2012-2013
    Reserves Used: Blue Oak Ranch Reserve, Landels-Hill Big Creek Reserve, and Stunt Ranch Santa Monica Mountains Reserve
    Research Title: Phenotypic variation through space and time of tetrodotoxin levels in Taricha torosa within and between watersheds throughout California.
    Researcher: Gary Bucciarelli
    UC Campus: UC Los Angeles

  3. Year: 2011-2012
    Reserves Used: Blue Oak Ranch Reserve
    Research Title: Testing the Function of Antipredator Signals Using Ground Squirrel-Rattlesnake Interactions as a Model System
    Researcher: Bree Putman
    UC Campus: UC Davis

  4. Year: 2009-2010
    Reserves Used: Blue Oak Ranch Reserve
    Research Title: The Hydraulic Costs of Reproduction in California Oaks
    Researcher: Adam Roddy
    UC Campus: UC Berkeley

  5. Year: 2009-2010
    Reserves Used: All Reserves in the System
    Research Title: A Visual Survey; photographic study of the University of California Natural Reserve System
    Researcher: Christopher Woodcock
    UC Campus: UC Davis

  6. Year:  2008-2009
    Reserves Used:  Blue Oak Ranch Reserve
    Research Title: Examination of Sexually Dimorphic Fitness Signals in the Plumage of the American Kestrel (Falco sparverius)
    Researcher: Elizabeth Wommack
    UC Campus:  UC Berkeley

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