John Muir Institute of the Environment

May 20, 2013 admin

The John Muir Institute of the Environment supports innovation and discovery aimed at solving real-world environmental problems. The institute’s faculty are committed to strengthening the scientific foundation for environmental decision making through collective entrepreneurship, a team-oriented approach that recognizes the complexities of environmental problems and the societal context in which they occur.


Student News

Design It, Build It

Aug 21, 2015 Truscott donation allows landscape architecture students to dig in.

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Research News

UC Davis Receives Unique, $1.5 Million Gift from Aggie Couple

Jul 07, 2016 Michael and Joelle Hurlston have pledged $1.5 million to endow a first-of-its-kind chair position.

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Outreach News

Summer Internships

Jul 28, 2015 CA&ES students and Salinas Valley employers find common ground.

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Survey says ‘California’s blackbird’ in sharp decline

Jul 03, 2014 Tricolored Blackbird population has declined by 64% since 2008; endemic mostly in California.

Charles Hess to receive 2014 UC Davis Medal

May 30, 2014 Plant sciences professor: highest campus medal for service and dedication.

Swim to sea? These salmon are catching a lift

May 19, 2014 Salmon being moved by truck and barge to sustain their populations during drought.

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Contact information

Mailing address:
John Muir Institute of the Environment
University of California
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616 

Phone: (530) 752-5643
Fax: (530) 754-9141