Notes on mountain lions, black bears, rainbow trout, caddisflies, small rodents, shrews, land snails and their symbiotic mites, western aquatic garter snakes, lack of dragonflies, stonecrops, golden-crowned kinglets, and rattlesnakes. Contains David Melchert â s natural history observations from 1979, 1982, 1983, and 1997
Map of Gamboa Fire extent on June 25, 1981 and letter from Jeffery Kennedy, planner in NRS, to acting district ranger, Dick Zechlentmeyer at Los Padres National Forest.
GIS for 1999 Kirk Complex Fire. Includes analysis of fire to make recommendations for post-fire management.
List of intertidal species with notes on abundance, habitat, and distribution within the reserve. Organized taxonomically by family. Covers Porifera, Cnidaria, Annelida, Arthropoda, Mollusca, Bryozoa, Echinodermata, Chordata (Urochordata), Chlorophyta, Phaeophyta, Rhodophyta, and angiosperms (Phyllospadix spp.).
Surface Archaeology at Landels-Hill Big Creek Reserve and the Gamboa Point Properties, Monterey County, CaliforniaLandels-Hill Big Creek Reserve, University Of California Natural Reserve System & Terry Jones
Site records, feature records, isolated artifact records, photograph records, and a collection catalog. Photographs, sketches, and location maps. Volume II: Landels-Hill Big Creek Reserve Volume III: Gamboa Point Properties
List of research projects conducted at Landels-Hill Big Creek Reserve and Big Creek State Marine Reserve. Includes start and end dates, subject area, names of research users, researcher affiliation, project title, name of principal investigator, and funding details.
Cover data, fuel load data, and tree diameter data from Highlands Camp, Big Creek Reserve, for 1999 and 2000. Gathered during UCSC course Biology 169, â Plant Ecology â .
Plant species list, in taxonomic order by family. Number of specimens per species indicated. Two versions: earlier is undated, later is from 1994.
Bird checklist. Breeding landbird abundances and species richnesses recorded by Johnson (1996) and Cull and Melchert (1978-1979). List of birds observed and collected by Jenkins (1905) and Pemberton and Carriger (1903-4, 1909). Observations by Jared Figurski, handwritten and photocopied.
Written description of Rat Fire from July 6-9, 1985 by Don Usner
Summaries of Native American ethnography, archaeology, and history in the Landels-Hill Big Creek Reserve area. Description of materials, methods, analytical techniques, and artifacts found at 6 sites. Conclusions.
Nature observations by visitors to Landels-Hill Big Creek Reserve. Contains date, location, description, and name and address of the witness.
Vascular plant species list, in alphabetic order by scientific name.
Descriptions of avifauna and plant communities of South Devil â s Canyon. Detailed notes on some birds. Bird species list.
Raw and graphed data pertaining to galls formed by aphids on manzanitas (Arctostaphylos). Student project done for class taught by John Smiley. Writeup presumably exists somewhere in the Big Creek library file cabinet.
Natural history observations by various people.
Nature journal, with species accounts of observations of reptiles and amphibians.
Notes and letters containing additions to the flora of Landels-Hill Big Creek Reserve. Also includes 1996 checklist of the plant species found along the Interpretive and Cardiac Hill trails.
Maps of trails, roads, and the Big Creek watershed in the Lucia/Big Creek area. Photocopies, originals, and traces of maps. Maps produced by Army Map Service and USGS. Eros Data Center computer printout and decoding sheet. Letters to and from former Representative Leon Panetta.
Old photographs of the construction of and completed Big Creek Bridge
Includes representatives of Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths), Hymenoptera (bees, wasps, velvet ants, ants), Plecoptera (stoneflies), Hemiptera (true bugs), Orthoptera (grasshoppers, crickets, katydids), Isoptera (termites), Dermaptera (earwigs), Neuroptera (lacewing), Homptera (cicada), Coleoptera (beetles), Diptera (flies), possible Phasmida (timema?). Good collections of burying beetle Nicrophorus nigrita by Derek Sikes and of bees. Most specimens have collection data. Also, bivalve, gastropod, and echinoid shells
Slides of approximately 15 sites at Landels-Hill Big Creek Reserve. Photos taken at very irregular intervals
Photos arranged from 1984-1997 in chronological order by year, including aerial photos of the 1985 Rat Fire. Other photos arranged under the following categories: Herps, Birds, Classes/Students, Archaeology, Marine Organisms, Plants, misc. org. (incl. mushrooms), Field Station Site, maps, Research, Staff and people, Mammals, and Selected seminar slides.
Herbarium specimens, with varying degrees of collection data. Includes both vascular plants and marine algae. Some specimens are voucher specimens. Occupies 7 slots in a 26-slot cabinet roughly 2 m high and 60 cm wide.
Journal entry of a description of a visit to Landels-Hill Big Creek Reserve and the animals and wildflowers seen. Includes bird list.