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Small department, big impact

Small department, big impact

by Robin DeRieux — last modified Jul 08, 2016 05:17 PM

Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology ranked #1

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Manic Suppression: Now Is Our Chance To Reform Wildfire Management

Manic Suppression: Now Is Our Chance To Reform Wildfire Management

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Oct 06, 2015 04:24 PM

A team of UC Davis scientists describe unique opportunities to reform forest fire management.

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Lake Tahoe Mobile App Lets Visitors Be Citizen Scientists

Lake Tahoe Mobile App Lets Visitors Be Citizen Scientists

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Aug 19, 2015 11:31 AM

Data will help researchers better understand Lake Tahoe's fragile nearshore.

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Drought Tames California's Wildflowers

Drought Tames California's Wildflowers

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Jun 30, 2015 10:47 AM

Native wildflowers across the Golden State are losing diversity due to drier winters.

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UC Davis Ecologist Elected To NAS

UC Davis Ecologist Elected To NAS

by UC Davis Dateline Staff — last modified Apr 28, 2015 03:02 PM

National Academy of Sciences selects UC Davis theoretical ecologist Alan Hastings to join academy.

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Making A Splash

Making A Splash

by John Stumbos — last modified Dec 17, 2014 03:56 PM

CalTrout makes historic commitment for endowed chair at UC Davis.

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Identifying High-Priority Dams For Fish Survival

Identifying High-Priority Dams For Fish Survival

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Oct 22, 2014 03:49 PM

Scientists have identified 181 California dams that may need to increase water flows to protect native fish downstream.

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Invasive water snakes: risk to native species?

Invasive water snakes: risk to native species?

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Jul 08, 2014 01:45 PM

Snakes in a lake? Water snakes from eastern U.S. are invading California waterways

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Survey says ‘California’s blackbird’ in sharp decline

Survey says ‘California’s blackbird’ in sharp decline

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Jul 03, 2014 02:05 PM

Tricolored Blackbird population has declined by 64% since 2008; endemic mostly in California.

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Invasive vs. endangered species: Is there a balance?

Invasive vs. endangered species: Is there a balance?

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Jun 27, 2014 11:36 AM

Balancing invasive species, endangered species, restoration, and urban development.

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Brown Pelican breeding rates dismal in California

Brown Pelican breeding rates dismal in California

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Jun 11, 2014 04:20 PM

An indication that an El Niño event could occur sooner than expected?

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Drought puts California species at risk

Drought puts California species at risk

by John Stumbos — last modified May 28, 2014 08:11 AM

UC Davis scientists voice concerns about impact of deteriorating conditions.

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African wildlife loss: many consequences in savannas

African wildlife loss: many consequences in savannas

by Kat Kerlin — last modified May 27, 2014 08:48 AM

Loss of large mammals impacts humans, mice, snakes, fleas, ticks, plants ...

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Swim to sea? These salmon are catching a lift

Swim to sea? These salmon are catching a lift

by Ann Filmer — last modified May 19, 2014 03:02 PM

Salmon being moved by truck and barge to sustain their populations during drought.

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Finding common ground for farms and fish

Finding common ground for farms and fish

by John Stumbos — last modified Apr 21, 2014 11:14 AM

Floodplain research project mimics natural systems for more efficient water use.

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Scientists solve the riddle of zebra stripes

Scientists solve the riddle of zebra stripes

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Apr 22, 2014 10:54 AM

It’s due to blood-sucking flies, which avoid black-and-white striped surfaces.

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California’s Tricolored Blackbirds in steep decline

California’s Tricolored Blackbirds in steep decline

by John Stumbos — last modified Apr 03, 2014 11:40 AM

UC Davis researcher Robert Meese is convinced the population will drop below 100,000.

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Avian researchers discover long-extinct dodo species

Avian researchers discover long-extinct dodo species

by Trish Ang — last modified Apr 03, 2014 11:37 AM

An elusive sighting led researchers to a living dodo specimen at the UC Davis Arboretum.

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Impacts of conifer removal to restore aspen stands

Impacts of conifer removal to restore aspen stands

by Brad Hooker — last modified Mar 14, 2014 08:32 AM

Aquatic ecosystems can be protected when conifers are removed to restore aspen stands.

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A timely strategy for salmon survival

A timely strategy for salmon survival

by John Stumbos — last modified Mar 04, 2014 10:26 AM

Professor Peter Moyle makes a case for saving salmon and other native fish.

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Study reveals how  animal defenses evolve

Study reveals how animal defenses evolve

by Andy Fell — last modified Feb 21, 2014 04:52 PM

Wildlife analysis shows noxious scents, social groups are effective survival strategies.

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Perspectives on endangered species

Perspectives on endangered species

by John Stumbos — last modified Feb 11, 2014 09:26 AM

UC Davis scientists Peter Moyle and Aaron Lotz share their perspectives on endangered species.

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Bad bear behavior not due to California drought

Bad bear behavior not due to California drought

by Jeannette Warnert — last modified Feb 04, 2014 09:18 AM

The weather isn't to blame for bears staying awake during winter.

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River water diversions threaten green sturgeon

River water diversions threaten green sturgeon

by Pat Bailey — last modified Jan 21, 2014 09:44 AM

Young sturgeon may be killed by unscreened pipes that divert river water.

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Wild Campus students create wildlife habitats

Wild Campus students create wildlife habitats

by afilmer — last modified Mar 18, 2014 02:35 PM

Student organization at UC Davis creates wildlife habitats on campus and off campus.

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Yosemite toad undeterred by grazing cows

Yosemite toad undeterred by grazing cows

by Pamela Kan-Rice — last modified Jan 14, 2014 11:46 AM

The relationship between cattle grazing and numbers of Yosemite toads.

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Endangered Species Act sets a high standard

Endangered Species Act sets a high standard

by afilmer — last modified Jan 08, 2014 08:50 AM

Professor Peter Moyle's op-ed about the importance of the Endangered Species Act for fish.

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The secret language of plants

The secret language of plants

by afilmer — last modified Jan 07, 2014 03:07 PM

Communication among plants in response to injury could have positive benefits to crop production.

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National survey finds frog abnormalities rare

National survey finds frog abnormalities rare

by Andy Fell — last modified Dec 03, 2013 09:57 AM

Good news for frogs and toads — the abnormalities of the 1990s are rarer, except in local hotspots.

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For fish and rice to thrive in Yolo Bypass, ‘just add water’

For fish and rice to thrive in Yolo Bypass, ‘just add water’

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Nov 04, 2013 08:45 AM

Rice fields in California’s Yolo Bypass provide a bug buffet for juvenile salmon on their journey to the sea, resulting in fat and fast-growing salmon.

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Longer life for humans linked to further loss of endangered species

Longer life for humans linked to further loss of endangered species

by afilmer — last modified Oct 31, 2013 01:32 PM

As human life expectancy increases, so does the percentage of invasive and endangered birds and mammals.

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New light on how some fish adapt to saltwater

New light on how some fish adapt to saltwater

by Pat Bailey — last modified Oct 24, 2013 04:11 PM

Tilapia fish readily adapt to fresh or salty water, making them both good candidates for aquaculture and potential invasive pests.

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Urban fish masculinized by hormone-mimicking chemicals

Urban fish masculinized by hormone-mimicking chemicals

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Oct 23, 2013 12:37 PM

It’s a man’s world for fish in a San Francisco Bay–Delta estuary.

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Natural history museums grow our knowledge

Natural history museums grow our knowledge

by afilmer — last modified Oct 17, 2013 10:55 AM

Natural history museums at UC Davis are expanding society’s knowledge about the animals, insects and plants that inhabit our world.

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