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CalNat Dispatches

Calling all community scientists!!! Come on out to the UC Merced Vernal Pools and Grassland Reserve on Sunday, May 20 (9am-12pm) and help UCM researchers, Dr. Jason Sexton (UCM) and Dr. Dannise Ruiz Ramos, collect soil samples on the Reserve! All samples will be sent to UCLA to process for DNA sequences in the soils to help discover the biodiversity of microbes, plants, and animals! Please see attached flyer for more information. Training will be provided. If you are interested, please email or call Mo so she can put you on the list! mkolster@ucmerced.edu; 209-985-1206

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We love seeing our California Naturalists-in-training doing work outside the classroom! #CalNat students at West Valley College displayed their ongoing capstone projects at the campus' annual California Native Plant Society wildflower show. Community members learned about their projects while taking home knowledge, art, and native plants. What could be better!

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Program Updates

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New CalNat Annual Report. This report summarizes the activities, outputs and outcomes of the UC California Naturalist Program and its network of partners for the period July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017. View the full report here.

 


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 Sunday, May 6, 2018.  View full details here


Expanding access to the California Naturalist community: we've launched a scholarship fund! Read all about it here


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Check out our new Partner Story Map: find a class or an organization near you! 

 

 

 
 

 

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