SNARL

Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory

University of California, Natural Reserve System

About

The Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory provides an ideal base for field research throughout the eastern Sierra and the Owens Valley. The 55 acres of the reserve include experimental stream channels, a laboratory, and dormitories. Habitat types include riparian, sagebrush steppe, and aspen forest.

Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory
Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory

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Volunteers as well as gifts from individuals, corporations, and foundations are critical to supporting the mission of the reserve.

Natural Resources

The Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory is home to a rich diversity of species that has been extensively studied. Explore the amphibian, ants, birds, fish, macroinvertebrates, mammals, and reptiles species pages.

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