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Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve
KEYWORDS:   Santa Cruz Mountains, serpentine prairie, restricted access
ABOUT 
The preserve encompasses remarkable geologic, topographic, and biotic diversity ... and provides a natural laboratory for researchers from all over the world, educational experiences to students and docent-led visitors, and refuge to native plants and animals.

TIPS FOR YOUR VISIT 
  • Restricted access: Jasper Ridge offers docent-led tours from October through May (Friday, Saturday, Sunday).
  • MORE INFORMATION AND CONTACTS 
    Stanford University: Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve
    The preserve has a long history of engaging students and the broader community in the practice of science.
    CNPS CHAPTER AREA: :   Santa Clara Valley

    AREA OF THE POLYGON::   1,096 acres
    DENSITY::   0.925 native species per acre