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Carson Jeffres receives the 2021 Faculty & Staff Stewardship Award

Congratulations, Carson Jeffres! This award is given by the UC Davis Foundation Board of Trustees to honor and celebrate individuals who, although their job descriptions may not include donor stewardship, demonstrate excellent results in engaging with and acknowledging our supporters. This award celebrates the important role that faculty and staff play in donor stewardship and relationship-building.

Classifying California’s stream thermal regimes for cold-water conservation

Willis et al 2021 Fig 4

New research shows that dams are ineffective for cold-water conservation and California's regulated streams fail cold-water ecosystems, reports a new study by CWS researchers Drs. Ann Willis, Ryan Peek, and Andrew Rypel. The thermal regimes of 77 California stream sites were modeled evaluate variation nested within each stream class. Read the paper and associated media coverage to learn more about this study!

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Sierra Nevada Meadows Clearinghouse

Mountain meadow wetlands provide disproportionally important ecological services as compared to the area they cover in the Sierra Nevada by providing wetland-associated biodiversity, attenuating floods, and by contributing...

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Authors: C. Jeffres; E. Holmes; T. Sommer; J.V.E. Katz
Journal Article 2020