2022 is the 50th anniversary of Valentine Reserve.  The Valentine Camp property was donated to UCSB in 1972 and became the 15th Reserve in the University of California Natural Reserve System

We are planning to operate our SNARL spring Outdoor Science Education Field Trip programs and we are working on the lineup of Summer OSEP programs.  Stay tuned, and we will be posting the information here in late March.

Mammoth Mountain helps local kids develop a love for the outdoors. Not Your Average School Day

Mammoth Mountain sees the importance of supporting groups of like-minded community members that are committed to supporting VESR here in Mammoth... Together, we hope to foster new leaders to ensure the work continues for many generations to come.

Our reserves are now open to limited use by researchers and university-level classes

Our 2021 summer Outdoor Science Educaton Programs are back!

We will be offering a limited number of small class, outdoor only programs for children in grades K-6. Registration for OSEP classes opens on May 1, 2021. For more information on the classes and to register, see our Outdoor Science Education Programs