Michelle Halbur, preserve ecologist at Pepperwood Preserve, takes one meter surveys of native and invasive grasses at the Preserve, Thursday, May 23, 2019. Halbur counts the number of species growing in the one meter square. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2019

Pepperwood Preserve: Living Its Mission

While the Tubbs fire laid waste to many of the preserve’s projects, it set the stage for a vast array of new studies that are likely to drive research for years to come.