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Reminder to sign up for regional Goal 5 information sessions
Posted 7/17/2017 - Join Associate Vice President Wendy Powers at one of five regional information sessions being held in late July and early August to talk about Goal 5 of ANR's Strategic Plan, which involves conducting a process to align programs and services with the...

Final reminder: Adobe Connect cancellation
Posted 7/17/2017 - As IT has announced in previous messages, important video recordings on Adobe Connect should have been moved by June 15 to avoid losing access to the recordings. If you still have important video files on Adobe Connect that you haven't already saved to...

ANR news blog

  • Precipitation and wildfire impacted by climate change

    Added July 14, 2017
    More rain and fire predicted for California due to climate change.

    A new study out of UC Riverside projects an increase in rain and snow in California due to climate change, reported Matt Smith on Anthropogenic impacts on climate are expected to produce a chronic El Niño-like weather pattern off the...

  • South American palm weevil stars in a Hollywood horror film

    Added June 20, 2017
    South American palm weevil adult. (Photo: Center for Invasive Species Research)

    One of Los Angeles' quintessential icons - palm trees - are being threatened by an invasive pest from overseas - the South American palm weevil. KQED Science produced a clever overview on the life and times of this devastating pest, punctuating...

  • Great Plains' wildfires have tripled since 1985

    Added June 19, 2017
    The Great Plains in Nebraska, where wildfire is striking more frequently. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

    Wildfires used to be rare in the Great Plains, but that is no longer the case. A new study shows the average number of large fires grew from about 33 per year in 1985 to 117 per year in 2014, reported Chris Mooney in the Washington Post. The...

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