Sagehen Creek Field Station (UC-Berkeley) - Mammals (SCFS-Mammals)

Founded in 1951, the University of California, Berkeley - Sagehen Creek Field Station is located within the +/- 9000 acre Sagehen Experimental Forest north of Lake Tahoe. The basin encompasses a diverse cross-section of the central Sierra Nevada from near the Pacific Crest (el. 9000 ft) to the eastern slope (el. 6300 ft). Habitats include yellow pine, mixed conifer, and red fir forests, as well as brush fields, scattered mountain meadows, and fens. More detailed label data for the Sagehen mammal collection is available at
Contacts: Faerthen Felix,
Contacts: Erica Krimmel,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 25 July 2019
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 223 specimen records
  • 161 (72%) georeferenced
  • 217 (97%) with images (652 total images)
  • 221 (99%) identified to species
  • 18 families
  • 39 genera
  • 50 species
  • 57 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution - United States
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