Why I Ride: A Conversation With Barbara Goodman
Barbara Goodman has always been a fan of cycling, and doesn’t necessarily consider herself a trailblazer on two wheels. She genuinely enjoyed bike riding as a sport in high school and wasn’t doing it to make a statement. Living in a suburban town in Michigan…
Tuleyome Tales: Our wintertime sparrow guests
Along with the waterfowl migrating into and through the region now, we’re also seeing an influx of songbirds and sparrows that will winter here and then fly off toward their breeding grounds in the spring. Three of the easiest ones to spot are the golden-crowned…
Electric Vehicle Event Data Shows 33% Jump in Intention to Buy Electric Vehicles
On Saturday, September 21, 2019, the Davis Electric Vehicle Association (DEVA), SacEV, Cool Davis, and the City of Davis hosted a National Drive Electric Week event at the Davis Farmers Market to give residents opportunities to test drive and ask questions about electric vehicles. EVs@theMarket…
Tuleyome Tales: A tale of three fungi
As the weather starts to cool off and the rainy season begins, you’ll be seeing more and more fungi starting to make their appearance in the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument region. One of the most commonly found fungi in our region is turkey tail,…
Join the Zombie Bike Parade: It’s a No Brainer!
Join upwards of 500 participants in Davis’ first ever Zombie Bike Parade & Picnic on October 20th in Central park. Registration starts at 10am and the bike parade starts at 11:30am. Don’t want to ride, that’s ok, come out and enjoy the festivities which will include, food…
Pedalfest Comes to Davis Community Park
Come out to The Davis Pedalfest on Sunday, November 3rd for an afternoon of bike movies and fun outdoor activities! Put on by The Bike Campaign, Bike Davis and The City of Davis, an exciting time is guaranteed for all. Bike movies will play at the Veterans…
Environmental update: Wildlife-friendly tree maintenance
The community of Davis supports a magnificent urban forest. This forest is made of trees growing along streets and greenbelts, in parks and on residential and commercial properties. In addition to the benefits trees provide to the citizens of Davis, the trees provide habitat for…
Valley Clean Energy Customers Reaping Environmental Benefits for Same Cost
It’s been a long hot summer, but those cool autumn days aren’t too far off… And thanks to Valley Clean Energy, local electricity customers are not paying any more to run their air-conditioners than they would have paid under PG&E. At the same time, they…
Tuleyome Tales: Let’s focus on some fascinating dragonfly postures
Sometimes you may see dragonflies standing with their rear up in the air. Why are they doing that? Or you may see them perching, and it looks like they have only four legs instead of six. Where did the other two legs go? Let’s find…
Tuleyome Tales: The interior live oak has some intriguing features
We have a lot of different oak trees in the region, but, for today, let’s focus on one that has some unique and interesting features: the interior live oak (Quercus wislizeni). These trees can grow in a tall tree formation, reaching heights of between 30…
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