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.
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As the 2021 summer comes to an end, we look back with excitement on how we have slowly and safely welcomed back many education and outreach experiences here at Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve. During the pandemic shutdown we... more