Sustainability

Becoming a citizen scientist in your own backyard

Rachel Davis, UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden GATEways horticulturist, and Lauren Glevanik, UC Davis student and Learning by Leading intern share information about how we can all be naturalists and citizen scientists in our own yards or local areas with the help of the iNaturalist app. 

Kelp! They Need Somebody … To Eat Sea Urchins

Urchinomics and its partner, the UC Davis Bodega Marine Laboratory, are running a trial designed to develop methods for ranching purple sea urchins for profit, while at the same time addressing the consequences of a nasty ecological chain reaction.