Great Basin CESU

The Great Basin Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (GB-CESU) encompasses the Great Basin region including portions of five states: Nevada, California, Idaho, Oregon and Utah, and is a partnership among 14 universities and eight federal agencies. 

Great Basin Consortium

A consortium of partners who coordinate and collaborate on science delivery in the Great Basin.

Lake Tahoe Research

Research and outreach efforts in the Tahoe Basin. [Read More]

Walker Basin Project

A collaborative effort of two of Nevada’s major research institutions, DRI and the University of Nevada, Reno. [Read More]


Roadside Heritage Project

The Eastern Sierra Roadside Heritage Project is an interdisciplinary effort that builds frameworks for the university to contribute to the broader regional community on environmental issues. [Read More]

Whittell Forest and Wildlife Area/Little Valley Field Station

For more than 30 years, the University has owned the Whittell Forest and Wildlife Area, 20 miles southwest of Reno in the Sierra Nevada, dedicated to the study of natural history. Recent funding by the USDA allows for the construction of a teaching/research facility on the site.

Learn more about the history of the Academy