Research Natural Areas
Bishop Creek Ponderosa Pine RNA
Bishop Creek Ponderosa Pine RNA is on the Sierra National
Forest just SW of Yosemite Valley.
Target element: Ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa)
General Technical Report Chapter for this RNA (pdf file)
Bishop Creek Ponderosa Pine Publications and Reports
Talley, S. N. 1979. Vegetation, growth, and structure of a low
elevation mixed conifer forest in the central Sierra Nevada, Merced
River (Bishop Creek RNA) candidate research natural area, Sierra
National Forest, California. Unpublished report on file, Pacific
Southwest Research Station, Albany, Calif.