Logistical Infrastructure

Housing and work facilities for Southern Sierra CZO researchers, staff and students are available at several sites. Additional facilities, roads and trail information, and other resources for planning your research work trip are available.  


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The Southern Sierra CZO provides several temporary housing and work facilities for researchers, staff and students.  

Glen Meadow Work Center

The primary facility is the Glen Meadow Work Center, located near the Providence Creek headwaters research area.   Glen Meadow is located approximately 9 miles east of Shaver Lake on Dinkey Creek Road, which is open and maintained year round for vehicles.  The Glen Meadow work center is on the left side of Dinkey Creek Road and is marked with a Forest Service sign.  The Glen Meadow cabins and barracks are at the end of the driveway, approximately 0.4 miles from Dinkey Creek Road. 

We are currently in transition with our on site housing for researchers and visitors. During this transition there is ample camping opportunities. Camping at Glen Meadow with kitchens, bathrooms and showers are currently available. A small fee is associated with the lodging. Some lodging may be available at the new barracks at the nearby Dinkey Mill Work Center. Please inquire for more information.Please contact Field Manager Erin Stacy for more information.

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San Joaquin Experimental Range

Additional facilities are available at the San Joaquin Experimental Range (SJER), located about 25 miles north of Fresno, on Highway 41, in Madera County. Current rate is $7.45 per person per night and can be reserved through the Pacific Southwest Research Station. 

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For additional information contact Erin Stacy.