California Naturalist Program
A summary of a paper published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America includes analysis of citizen scientist contributed data from the NestWatch - Cornell Lab of Ornithology project, and historical data collected between 1911 and 1929 by UC Berkeley biologist Joseph Grinnell (of Grinnell Method nature journaling fame). http://news.berkeley.edu/2017/11/13/california-birds-nesting-a-week-earlier-than-they-did-a-century-ago/
Have you been working to address the threat of climate change? Tell us your story! UC California Naturalist is working with the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research to help populate the new Climate Adaptation Clearinghouse by capturing authentic experiences of all Californians as they deal with a changing climate. Please share your story by December 8. View full details here.
UC Green Blog: Enjoy Nature but don't love it to death. A peer-reviewed summary of recreation impacts on wildlife by contributing author and CalNat Director Adina Merenlender.