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Ranching Cattle in California

It may be hard to believe but ranching is the number-one land use in the state of California. I was surprised to learn this fact, and I’m certainly not alone. …

Guest Blogger: Chasing the Arctic Bee

Editor’s Note: The hunt for an elusive bumblebee in the high Arctic is the subject of this guest post written by Sean Nealon, Senior Public Information Officer, University of California, …

October is National Seafood Month

October is National Seafood Month, which is a great time to focus on sustainable seafood. By making smart seafood choices all year, we can ensure future generations will be able …

Q & A: Anna Lappé

“In terms of urgency, we have an even greater sense of how serious climate change is and how important it is that we change course. Because of this urgency, it’s …

Q&A: Bob Snieckus, the National Landscape Architect

“One hundred years ago, USDA operations covered a large plot of land between the Washington Monument and the Smithsonian Castle. Prior to the McMillan Commission’s 1902 plan for a new grand civic …