IoES Director Glen MacDonald's current fieldwork involves drilling ancient lake sediments at Baldwin Dry Lake near Big Bear, California to study past changes in climate and their impact on forests and fire in the San Bernadino Mountains. These sediments are thought to be over 100,000 years old. This is dissertation research by Department of Geography graduate student Katie Glover, with assistance from graduate student Marcus Thomson, and incoming graduate student Lauren Brown.

California love (from

Young woman in deep thought as snowboarders get ready to be the the first on the Bear Mountain Resort. Big Bear, California USA

BJ and the Bear was my favorite memory of all time! In Feb. 1980 I was lucky enough to be a big part of the show when it was filmed when I worked @ Fisherman's Wharf in Marina Del Rey, California!

Santa's Village

jack kerouac, big sur

Planning on having a wedding in the winter? Scared it'll be too cold? This is the buurrfect jacket to wear over your wedding dress. This jacket is also ideal for really cold winter days, or even halloween!

Big Bear Lake—best fall foliage in California


Crouching Fatso Hidden Drunk

Big Bear Lake, CA - never thought that a place in sunny California could have such a wintery feel to it

Daughter of Simone dresses Greenweddingshoes California Festival Wedding: Britt + Jeff Wedns. Sept. 23, 2015

Engagement Photography in Big Bear Lake California USA

Love nialls!!! ❤❤❤❤❤

From another pinner: Gwen Stefani in Big Bear, California on December 29, 2013. I say: I always thought Gwen was smart...Big Bear is awesome

Engagement Photography in Big Bear Lake California USA

Oh my gosh I grow up there!! Big bear lake! Never thought of Big Bear for a wedding spot before now :P

Big Bear

Totally. Winter is nice to visit but not live.

Sunset in Big Bear, California.

Big Bear !