Our raison d'être...

The official home page for the Bernard Field Station

Some Departments and Programs that use the BFS...

Harvey Mudd College Department of Biology
Biology Department at Pomona College
Environmental Analysis Department at Pomona College
The Keck Science Department serves Claremont McKenna, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges
The Pitzer College Environmental Analysis Field Group also includes some Keck Science Faculty
The Biological Sciences Department at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
This program trains college students to teach outdoor environmental education to a diverse group of elementary school children from neighboring communities. Teaching practice takes place at the Bernard Field Station.
Ongoing study of the BFS woodrat population by the laboratory of Dr. Nina Karnovsky, Pomona College

Local activist sites...

Claremont Colleges students fighting non-violently to preserve the entire Bernard Biological Field Station in perpetuity
Dedicated to preservation of open space in the Foothills above Claremont

Other local links...

The Consortium of Colleges that uses the BFS
CCS (formerly the Claremont University Consortium, or CUC) is the central support organization for the Claremont Colleges
The BFS is often mistaken for part of this neighboring Claremont College affiliate devoted to the study of native California plants
The home of the Claremont Colleges

California Environmental Law & Conservation...

California Environmental Quality Act
The Natural Community Conservation Planning Program

Wildlife Agencies & Endangered Species...

California Department of Fish & Wildlife
The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
California Fish & Game’s information on California plants and animals, including listings of endangered, threatened, and rare species

Coastal sage scrub...

An excellent compilation of annotated links by James Koga, Science Reference and Instruction Librarian at Cal Poly Pomona
A brief description of the coastal sage scrub ecosystem from Cabrillo National Monument


Gabrieleno/Tongva tribal council The indigenous people of the Los Angeles basin and the BFS
An association of more than 200 field stations and professionals concerned with field facilities

Coastal sage - Artemisia californica
Page last updated 15 December 2015