We Depend on Nature to Live.
All that humans rely on for day-to-day living has come from this small, limited planet and the distant sun's energy.
Natural resources are often managed for multiple purposes and values, from recreation and beauty, to timber, water and minerals and wildlife habitat. UC researchers explore the importance of supporting the complex web of species and interactions that sustain these resources over time.
Learn about science-based management, with attention to surface and groundwater supplies, forests, and marine ecosystems, and the sustainable infrastructures that inform our decision making and planning.