Trustee Agency

Burrowing owl peeks above driftwood at Younger Lagoon Reserve (Photo courtesy of Abe Borker).

The University of California is a Trustee Agency with regard to sites within the Natural Reserve System (California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines, Section 15386 (d)). As one of only four designated Trustee Agencies, the University has a duty to steward reserves to preserve their long-term integrity on behalf of the people of California. (14 CCR 15386).