Nature Areas

Strawberry Creek Map - Grinnell Natural Area

Office of Environment, Health & Safety
2012

A map of the Grinnell Natural Area.

Report of the Task Force on the Management of Nature Areas on the Central Berkeley Campus (1982)

Committee on Conservation and Environmental Quality
1982

The purpose of this report is to establish guidelines for managing the three nature areas -- Goodspeed, Grinnell and Wickson -- on the central Berkeley Campus, and also to propose designation of a fourth -- Observatory Hill -- as a nature area. These guidelines are consistent with those objectives proposed in 1970 by the Landscape Architecture Advisory Subcommittee, which has since been replaced by this Committee.

Report of the Task Force on the Management of Ecological Areas on the Berkeley Campus (1970)

Landscape Architecture Advisory Subcommittee
1970

A report of the task force on the Management of Ecological Areas on the Berkeley Campus

Creek Happenings

Stay up to date on creek observations, conditions, events and other items of interest regarding our creeks!

Robert Charbonneau

Risk/Environmental Services - UC Office of the President

Bob began his environmental career in 1980 as a sanitary engineering aide with the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Quality Engineering’s Water Pollution Control division while receiving his B.S. degree in Environmental Sciences from UMass-Amherst. Since that time, he's never been too far from the water (or sewer). After two years working as a water quality/water resources management specialist with a Massachusetts environmental consulting firm, Bob moved to the Bay Area to attend grad school at UC Berkeley, where he obtained his Master’s degree in Environmental Planning in 1988....

Grinnell Natural Area Native Biodiversity Restoration Project

Office of Environment, Health & Safety
2008

The Grinnell Natural Area Native Biodiversity Restoration Project is a multiyear project of weed removal and native plant re-vegetation along the banks of Strawberry Creek in the Grinnell Natural Area at the West Entrance of the University of California, Berkeley campus in Berkeley, California. The project consists of removal of invasive species of such as Periwinkle (Vinca minor) and English Ivy (Hedera helix) which are recognized by the California Invasive Plant Council as species of significant concern to California wildlands. These areas of low biodiversity are then...