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Redwood grove photo taken by Weislander.

California’s majestic trees are declining — a harbinger of future forests

by Maggi Kelly, Professor and Cooperative Extension Specialist Scientists in my native state of California were handed a gift: a trove of detailed information … [Read More]


Making Research Relevant: Narratives, Complexity, and the Hubris of Objectivity

By Adam Calo, ESPM Graduate Student  One day shortly before I was off to university, I noticed my father pacing about like he does when he has something of grave import to … [Read More]


Graduate Students Awarded Switzer Environmental Fellowship

In December, three UC Berkeley graduate students were selected as Switzer Environmental fellows by the Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation. This year, the program … [Read More]

Wieslander’s photo of French Lake and English Mt. looking north (top), and a 2014 photo by Joyce Gross. Wieslander’s photo shows a large area of barren and semi-barren oak. University of California, Berkeley, CC BY

Warmer, Drier Climate Altering Forests Statewide

By Robert Sanders, UC Berkeley Media Relations Historical California vegetation data that more than once dodged the dumpster have now proved their true value, documenting … [Read More]


Edible Education 101: The Rise and Future of the Food Movement

A UC Berkeley course with live streaming open to the public. The food system is multi-disciplinary and complex, involving agroecology, agronomy, anthropology, … [Read More]

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