About Eco Preserve

 

Ongoing Ecological Projects

 

Location

City of Irvine, Orange County; 75 km (45 mi.) southeast of Los Angeles, 30 km (20 mi.) west of the Santa Ana Mountains; 2 km (1.25 mi.) upstream from Upper Newport Bay, adjacent to the Irvine campus.

Facilities

No on-site housing or laboratory facilities, but the reserve is adjacent to the UC Irvine campus.

Databases

 

Personnel

Staff reserve manager on campus

Size

Elevation

2 to 3 m (7 to 10 ft.)

Average Precipitation

30 cm (12 in.) per year.

Average Temperatures

September maximum: 29 ºC (86 ºF)
January minimum: 4 ºC (40 ºF)
Annual mean: 17 ºC (62 ºF)