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 delighted to welcome Jorge Ramos to Jasper Ridge as our newest team member. Jorge will be assuming the role of Associate Director for Environmental Education as of May 13, taking over the guidance of the preserve’s... more
JRBP education coordinator Cindy Wilber will retire from Stanford in June after a 21-year career at Jasper Ridge creating and administering educational programs that instill a love of outdoor learning, promote diversity in the field of ecology, and... more