Projects

  • TBC3 – Terrestrial Biodiversity & Climate Change Collaborative

    Pepperwood’s Terrestrial Biodiversity and Climate Change Collaborative (TBC3) is a vibrant collective of university, non-profit and government experts focused on bringing the best available science to inform climate adaptation strategies for natural resources in California’s Coast Ranges. TBC3 is co-chaired by Pepperwood and UC Berkeley. View the Fact Sheet (pdf)

  • Summer Institute for Teens – TeenNat

    Summer Institute for Teens Teens get up close and personal with butterflies, lizards, plants, lichens and the abundance of other plant and animal life during TeenNat, a 5-week long summer internship with continuing mentorship and networking opportunities. Interns participate in real research at Pepperwood and learn about career pathways in the

  • Mayacamas to Berryessa Landscape Connectivity Network

    The Mayacamas to Berryessa Landscape Connectivity Network (M2B) is a public-private collaboration between land trusts, open space and park districts, state and federal land managers, and researchers committed to addressing the landscape-level climate and conservation needs of Northern California’s Inner Coast Ranges. This landscape-level network spans from the Mayacamas Mountains

  • Wildlife Picture Index

    In 2012, Pepperwood established North America’s first Wildlife Picture Index (WPI) grid of motion-activated cameras. Citizen scientists help maintain 20+ cameras located around the preserve, and also play a major role in cataloging photos into a database that helps us understand our local animal populations and how they are shifting

  • Visiting Scholars

    Researchers from around the world come to Pepperwood to study plant and animal life in Mediterranean ecosystems. Click the link below to learn more about some of their projects.