Fort Ord Natural Reserve is centrally located in Monterey Bay and is a great place to take classes for one day field trips. Some of the teaching opportunities include natural history, ecology, fire ecology, botanty, invertebrate biology, mammalogy, and geogly. Students are also encouraged to undertake senior theses and other independent research projects. Camping is also available for courses wishing to spend extended times on the Reserve.
Fort Ord Natural Reserve staff are available to assist courses. Support include natural history and ecology field lectures as well as general assistance in the field.