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Becoming Arizona Part One: This Arid Life

August 20, 2020
Dive in to part one of this five part series which explores how life in Sacramento will change over the next century as climate change takes its toll and our weather patterns become closer to that of present day Arizona.

NRS reserves adapt to coronavirus shutdown

June 29, 2020
A feature on the UC Natural Reserves System and how they have continued their important research and graduate student work in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Statement from Director Benjamin Houlton

June 01, 2020
In 1997, the UC Davis John Muir Institute of the Environment was launched on a simple idea: that diversity is our strength and our strength is our diversity.

Video: OneClimate Big Idea Virtual Event

May 14, 2020
Climate change is the defining challenge of the 21st century. Learn more from One Climate Big Idea Champion Benjamin Houlton during this online talk