Richard B. Standiford IV will retire June 3o after a remarkable 37-year career as UC Cooperative Extension forest management specialist at UC Berkeley.
Congratulations to graduate student Adam Calo and his team, whose project won first prize in the Big Ideas @ Berkeley competition in the category of Food Systems Innovations.
Senior Rosalind Bump shares fond memories of her years at Cal, ideas for incoming freshmen, and the story of one class that helped her understand the relationship between nature and poetry.
Senior Blair Conklin tells of some incredible moments he's had at Cal, his professional skimboarding career, and his plans for the future.
Matzen and Arnold are recognized for their participatory research techniques and empowerment of communities to take the lead in dealing with soils compromised by pollution.
A study led by ecologists at UC Berkeley has found significant flaws in the research used to challenge the U.S. Forest Service plan to restore Sierra Nevada forests to less dense, and less fire-prone, environments.
Firestone’s research involves the fundamental understanding of soil microbial ecology, and its applications to problems such as global change, sustainability, and biodegradation.
In the first of our series of interviews with students in the College of Natural Resources, Brooke Maushund tells us about her once-in-a-lifetime experiences at the COP22 Conference in Morocco, the Cal ski team, and why you shouldn't always follow the rules.
A new model developed by members of the Resh Lab can assist researchers in studying how future climate change and pesticide runoff could together impact macroinvertebrate diversity in rivers, which could in turn affect the health of surrounding ecosystems.
Professor Ron Amundson encourages scientists around the world to join the March for Science on April 22, to publicly acknowledge the role of science in society, and to highlight the frequency and nature of political attacks on science.
Research from the Brashares lab shows that in a fishing community with high rates of disease and declining fish stocks around Kenya’s Lake Victoria, human illness exacerbates unsustainable fishing practices.
ESPM cooperative extension specialist Adina Merenlender has been elected the next president of the Society for Conservation Biology.
Changing rainfall and drought patterns likely play a key role in shaping natural selection among plants and animals in the wild, according to a study co-authored by associate professor Stephanie Carlson.
Professor Jill Banfield is among thirteen UC Berkeley faculty chosen by the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub to receive up to $1.5 million each over the next five years for biomedical research.
Chile’s University of La Frontera has named ESPM Professor Miguel Altieri an honorary professor of agricultural and forest sciences.
Professor Scott Stephens delivered the opening remarks at the Little Hoover Commission's public hearing in response to California's growing tree mortality crisis.
The Innovative Genomics Institute (IGI) will expand efforts to explore the potential of gene editing in the areas of agriculture and microbiology. ESPM professor Jill Banfield will lead the microbiology group.
The first of three large land donations from PG&E to the University of California has been officially transferred, expanding UC’s research forest lands by 1,459 acres.
A new review led by UC Berkeley suggests that climate change threatens parasites with extinction, which could have big consequences for ecosystems.
Berkeley researchers found two compact CRISPR systems, CasX and CasY, nearly doubling the potential tools like CRISPR-Cas9 for genome editing.