Two people walking through a grassy area surrounded by trees.
Dangermond Oak Tree Survey Preserve Scientist Dr. Elizabeth Hiroyasu and Stewardship Manager Moses Katkowski, leaders of the Dangermond Preserve TREX program, survey the oak trees at Army camp. © 2022 Erin Feinblatt

Research at the Jack and Laura Dangermond Preserve

The Jack and Laura Dangermond Preserve is focused on learning, innovation, preservation, and restoration. To this end, we are excited for the Preserve to serve as a platform for conservation innovation and living laboratory in the Santa Barbara region. Scroll down to learn more about how to get involved in research on the Preserve.

NASA, UCSB, PCI Project SHIFT 9/13/22-9/14/22 Project SHIFT Science Meeting at NCEAS with NASA, UCSB, and PCI. © Ginger Gillquist/NCEAS

Ongoing Research

Take a look at this dashboard to get to know the projects and people currently conducting research at the Dangermond Preserve.

Explore the Preserve

The Nature Conservancy’s Jack and Laura Dangermond Preserve sits at the intersection of two ocean currents, and its topography ranges from sea level to 1,900 feet. Those rare combinations—plus the absence of residential development—make it a trove of biodiversity. Click through this map to learn more about each of the distinct habitat types that exist within the Preserve.

See the Habitats RETURN