Get to Know Native Bees of the Santa Cruz Mountains with Obi Kaufmann

You don't have to go far to find native California species. Here are a few local pollinators right out your door.

Posted on By Obi Kaufmann
Tick Bite Prevention – How To Not Be Eaten Alive by Ticks

With these easy steps, you can protect yourself against tick bites while visiting our open spaces. Read more!

Posted on By Matt Dolkas
Bee-nefits of Wild Bees

Wild bees are pollinating upwards of 39% of our crops in California. Whoa! Wait, what? Really? It's true! Learn more here.

Posted on By Matt Dolkas
Ant Squad to the Rescue

Twice a year a volunteer group called the “Ant Squad” comes together to survey Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve just West of Palo Alto, CA. This long-term monitoring team is helping us to better understand the long-term impact of invasive insects on natural systems.

Posted on By Nicole Heller
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