Blue Oak Ranch Reserve
Map showing the location of Blue Oak Ranch Reserve
Map showing the location of Blue Oak Ranch Reserve
Map showing the location of Blue Oak Ranch Reserve
Map showing the location of Blue Oak Ranch Reserve
LocationSanta Clara County, California
Coordinates37°22′53″N 121°44′14″W / 37.38139°N 121.73722°W / 37.38139; -121.73722
Area3,260 acres (5.09 sq mi)
Governing bodyUniversity of California, Berkeley
Websitehttp://www.blueoakranchreserve.org

The Blue Oak Ranch Reserve, a unit of the University of California Natural Reserve System, is an ecological reserve and biological field station in Santa Clara County, California. It is located on 3,260 acres (13.2 km2) in the Diablo Range, northwest of Mount Hamilton, at 1,500 ft (460 m) elevation.

The land, part of the 19th century Mexican land grant of Rancho Cañada de Pala, was donated to the University of California on December 1, 2007 by the Blue Oak Ranch Trust, an anonymous benefactor.

Overnight accommodations for academic researchers and educational groups may be made by permission only.

Flora

Flora of Blue Oak Ranch Reserve includes:[1]

Invasive introduced species
Plant communities

Fauna

Fauna of Blue Oak Ranch Reserve includes:[1]

Invasive fish

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "How to Deep Clean Your House | Blue Oak Ranch Reserve | Ultimate Cleaning Guide 2023".