As the U.S. Forest Service finalizes plans to restore forests torched in last year’s Yosemite-area Rim Fire—the third largest in state history—conservationists are worried that the scheme skimps on environmental protection.
Sudden Oak Death (SOD), a serious exotic disease, is threatening the survival of tanoak and several oak species in California. Community volunteers can help by collecting and submitting leaf samples for DNA-based analyses.
In honor of National Pollinator Week, Bay Nature's Beth Slatkin recently interviewed Professor Gordon Frankie on the status of California's diverse and productive pollinators. Read an excerpt of the interview here, and check out the full article on the Bay Nature site.
California's winter tule fog has declined dramatically over the past three decades, raising a red flag for the state's multibillion dollar agricultural industry, according to researchers at the University of California, Berkeley.
The 2014 ESPM Graduate Student Association’s (GSA) Faculty Mentor Award was recently given to Professor Carolyn Finney for her commitment to mentoring and helping graduate and undergraduate students succeed.
A new study by UC Berkeley researchers and international collaborators finds that policies to support sustainable cattle ranching practices in Brazil could put a big dent in the beef and food industry’s greenhouse gas impact.
Misha collaborated with the Oakland Museum of California as guest curator of Bees. The exhibit takes a look at the wildly diverse and intricate world of one of the most important creatures to human culture and agriculture.