NRS Managers’ Meeting 2018

The UCNRS Managers’ Meeting will be held at Hastings Natural History Reservation October 16th – 19th, 2018.

A registration form will be available late August. The cost for entertainment, food and drinks is expected to be around $30/ per person. 

Draft Agenda

The agenda is still being developed, so stay tuned for changes. Here is the outline as of July 24th. If there are topics or talks you would like to contribute, please email Vince vincent[@] or Heather hconstable[@]

October 16th
2:00 – 6:00 pm Arrival, Check in Conference Room, hike, free time
5:00   Social Hour & Dinner Fanny Arnold Classroom
7:00   Opening remarks, Field station updates, True stories

October 17th
7:00 – 8:30am Breakfast and Coffee available in Fanny Arnold Classroom
9:00   Introductory remarks, welcome – Vince
9:05   NRS Welcome, Updates – Peggy, Mike
10:15  Break
10:30  Prob 68 Updates, Q & A – Mike
11:00  IT update, RAMS 3, etc, (Kevin, Manuel, Becca, 1 hour)

12:00 Lunch Fanny available in Arnold Classroom (1.0 hrs)1:00 Brandon – Drone Updates

1:45 Drone Demo – Brandon
2:15 Break
2:30 Weather Station Update and Dendra Demo – Wendy
3:00 Safety update – Sara Souza
4:15 NRS Policy Update – Sarah Oktah

5:15 Social hour
8:00 pm “Aloha” Party with Fascinating Creatures of the Deep

October 18th
7:00 – 8:30 Breakfast Breakfast and Coffee available in Fanny Arnold Classroom
9:00 – 10:00 Fundraising (Sarah Oktah)
10:00 -10:15 Break
10:15 – 11:15 CHI update (Becca)

11:15 – 12:00 Managers and Stewards break out sessions (Classroom, Schoolhouse)

12:00 Prepare Field Lunch – Fanny Arnold Classroom

12:15 Field Trip (Point Lobos?, Carmel Valley Village)
5:00 Social Hour
6:00 – 7:00 Dinner

7:30 pm Movie

October 19th
7:00 – 8:30 Breakfast and Coffee available in Fanny Arnold Classroom
9:00 – 11:00 Clean up and Check Out

Staying at Hastings Reserve

Housing requests will be taken at the time of registration. There are many options available, mostly in shared rooms and bunks. If there is someone you would prefer to share a room with, please make that known in the reservation request. We will do our best to accommodate everyone. Camping is also available on the reserve. 

The cost of UCNRS managers, stewards and staff are subsidized by the Office of the President. Any companions or guest staying in housing will be asked to pay around $18/night.

Carmel Valley Lodging

There are nearby lodging options in the Carmel Valley. If you want to stay off the reserve, please contact the lodges directly for reservations and payment. 

Blue Sky Lodge
10 Flight Rd
Carmel Valley, CA

Hidden Valley Inn
102 W Carmel Valley Rd
Carmel Valley, CA

Contenta Inn
20 Vía Contenta
Carmel Valley, CA