36th Annual UC NRS Reserve Management Workshop 2019

The UCNRS Reserve Management Workshop will be held at Sagehen Creek Field Station AUGUST 20 – 23rd, 2019.

Please register here.



4:30       Check in at Lower Camp, free time, move in and set up tents
6:00       Dinner – Lower Camp
7:15       Welcome to Sagehen – Upper Camp


7:00       Breakfast  – Lower Camp
Main Program – Upper Camp – Outdoor Meeting Area
8:15       Welcome and introductory remarks – Jeff Brown
8:45       State of the UCNRS – Peggy Fiedler
9:45       RAMS, Prop 68 Updates – Kevin Brown, Mike Kisgen
10:30     Sexual Harassment and Assault ByStander Training Workshop –                                                    Roxanne Beltran, UC Santa Cruz
12:00     Lunch – Lower Camp
1:15       WX Stations – Kevin Browne, Mike Kisgen, Becca Fenwick
2:15       Emergency Preparedness & Risk Management – Sara Souza
3:00       Discussion Round Up – Mike Kisgen
3:30       Managers and Stewards Meeting – Stewards: Lower Camp, Managers: Upper                           Camp
4:30       Break – Lower Camp
6:00       Dinner – Lower Camp
7:00       True Stories – MC: Jeff Brown, Tech: Kevin Brown


7:00        Breakfast – Lower Camp
8:15        Instrumentation – East Meadow, Hydrology Science Consortium – Lower Camp –                   Adrian Harpold, University of Nevada, Reno
9:15        Sagehen Forest Project – Upper Camp – Jeff Brown
10:00      Tour of Sagehen Forest Project – Jeff Brown
11:45      Art for Change – Upper Camp – Eliza Tudor, Nevada County Arts Council
12:30      Lunch – Lower Camp
1:45        Engaging the Public: the Arts – Upper Camp – Bill Fox – Nevada Museum of Art
3:00        Collaboration – Upper Camp – Eli Ilano, USFS Tahoe Forest Supervisor
4:00        Free Time – Lower Camp
4:30        Awards, Retirements, Socializing – Lower Camp
6:00        Dinner – Lower Camp
7:30        Celebration: Donner Party Revisited – Lower Camp


7:00         Breakfast – Lower Camp
8:00         Clean up and Check Out


Staying at SAGEHEN

Housing requests will be taken at the time of registration. There  options available 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. Housing on the reserve is limited. We will do our best to accommodate everyone. Housing will be available Tuesday – Thursday night at no charge for NRS folks.

Camping is also available on the reserve. Campers can use the showers in the houses, more info upon arrival. Port-a-potties will be available for attendees.

The cost of food and lodging for 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 $20/night, plus any alcohol and entertainment.

As always, no pets are allowed.


Need help getting there? You can find a variety of directions here.

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


Food and accommodation on the reserve are covered. Drinks and the Donner Party Revisited celebration are extra ($10/ per night for drinks) The max cost is $30 for participants is. Please bring cash or checks to the meeting payable to Elva Bonsall.

Make sure that each person registers separately, including guests. Guests who are not employees and need accommodation will pay the standard reserve rate of $20 / night.

We encourage people to carpool. If you need a ride, please mention it on the registration.