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McLaughlin Natural Reserve

SITE SPECIFICATIONS

 

Established: 1992
Location: Napa, Yolo, and Lake Counties, boundary of Putah Creek and Cache Creek watersheds, northwest of Davis; two hours from Davis Campus.

Size:

2,776 hectares (6,940 acres)

Elevation:

366 to 914 meters (1,200 to 3,000 feet)

Average precipitation:


62 cm (24 in) per year

Average temperature:


July: 25° C (77° F)     January: 8° C (46° F)

Facilities:

Research station with computers, bunkroom, classroom, and kitchen; facilities expansion underway; storage space.

Database:

Excellent database and monitoring systems are available on site, with logistical support from the Homestake Mining Company

Personnel:

On-site resident directors and steward.