UC Davis Natural Reserve System - Jepson Prairie Reserve


Jepson Home

UC Davis NRS Reserves

Jepson Links:

Site Map
Bibliography
Driving Directions
Use Applications

    LISTS

Jepson Prairie Annotated Plant List

    MAPS
Map - Digital Ortho Quad
Proposed Burn Plan
2000 Burn Area
2001 Burn Area

Jepson External Links:

NRS Systemwide Homepage

Systemwide 
UC Davis NRS Sites

 

 


Site Information

Administering Campus

UC Davis

Established

1983

Location

Solano County, 19 km (12 mi) south of Dixon on Highway 113; 45 minutes southwest of Sacramento; 1.5 hours northeast of San Francisco off Interstate 80; 25 minutes from Davis campus.

Size

634 ha (1,566 acres)

Elevation

2 to 8 m (5 to 25 ft)

Average Precipitation

43 to 52 cm (17 to 20 in) per year

Average Temperatures

January: 8C (46F)
July: 31C (87F)

Facilities

None; this site best suited for day use.

Databases

Geographic information system (GIS) aids management of sensitive plants and animals; complete floral and faunal lists in Jepson Prairie Handbook.

Personnel

Roving staff reserve manager; no on-site personnel.

NRS Publications

Reserve brochure published 1988.

Contact Information

Virginia L. ("Shorty") Boucher
Reserve Manager,
UCD NRS
DESP / Wickson Hall
University of California
Davis, CA 95616
Phone: 530-752-6949
Fax: 530-752-3350
E-mail:
vlboucher@ucdavis.edu

 

Last Updated 03/09/06