About the Preserve
Stanford University’s Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve (JRBP) is in the eastern foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains, about five miles southwest of the main campus. The preserve encompasses remarkable geologic, topographic, and biotic diversity within its 483 hectares (1,193 acres) and provides a natural laboratory for researchers from all over the world, educational experiences to students and docent-led visitors, and refuge to native plants and animals.
Featured News and Blogs
We are pleased to announce the 2022 Jasper Ridge Environmental Education Scholar Award: Bianca Silva Santos!
Bianca is a PhD student in the Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources,... more
Pythagorus once proposed that sun, moon, stars, and Earth make a harmonious universe of sound called the music of the spheres. Contemporary earth system science confirms that spheres make our planet function. Not by divine music, however, but... more