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Current and Past Research at Sedgwick

Grassland study on the Lisque Mesa
Researchers accessing a remote study site on the Upper Reserve

As part of the UC Reserve System, Sedgwick presents a “living laboratory” for world-class researchers to study the pressing issues facing plant and animal communities.

Current Research:

Studies range from small to large scale and across disciplines as diverse as archaeology, botany, microbiology, geology, environmental science and zoology. Some recent projects include:

  • Regeneration of native oak trees
  • Competition among native and invasive plant species
  • Restoration of native grasslands
  • Microbial activity in soils
  • Pollinators
  • Cultural history

Bibliography of research conducted at Sedgwick