We are studying the ecology of plants (monkeyflowers) on the some of the highest cliffs in the world (i.e., El Capitan). Here is a video of the Big Wall Monkeyflower Project.

Check out the California WaterBlog for information on California drought status and human and ecosystem impacts.

The UC Merced Phenology Project has launched!  Check the site for natural history updates from our Vernal Pools & Grassland Reserve.

What is a vernal pool and who cares about vernal pools?  The BIOTA team launched their first video, which highlights the importance of California Central Valley Vernal Pools (click here).

Check out this amazing field education opportunity to spend a quarter in the field.

Listen to this great science podcast run by UCM graduate students: RadioBio.