Tuleyome Tales: Virginia opossum
Have you ever looked out your window at night and seen a long pointy nose and two eerie green reflective eyes staring at you? Did your heart skip a beat? Did your dog go berzerk? Not to fear, it’s just North America’s only marsupial, the…
Environmental update: Pollution prevention in the wet season
With the arrival of fall, the wet season commences in California, bringing rains that recharge your garden. Substantial rainfalls saturate the ground, which creates runoff on to streets and sidewalks, and ultimately into city storm drains. Runoff flows into this stormwater system from the places…
Environmental update: Here are a few tips on living with turkeys
It’s that time of the year when local wild turkeys become nomadic, forming large, foraging groups and wandering around larger sections of town. Turkeys can be fun to watch, and they help to keep pests like slugs and snails out of the garden. However, they…
Per Capita Davis: Taking stock at the end of 2019?
Another year is ending, and another is beginning. Typically, New Year’s Day is when we can all reboot, put the past behind, make resolutions, and look forward with bright optimism. I confess I instead feel a significant trepidation about the future. In some very important…
Davis Arbor Day Celebration Just Around the Corner
Annual Arbor Day Celebration! Join the City of Davis Urban Forestry Division in Central Park March 9, 2019 from 10am-1pm for free tree climbing and entertainment by The Tree Circus, The Hoots band, and the Pamela Trokanski Dance Theater! Lots of booths and activities to…
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And thanks @AutumnLabbeRenault for this link chock full of information, education, and celebration (if you missed it Saturday here's the video): Yolo County Virtual Juneteenth Celebration
A message from Racial Justice Advocates from last Saturday June 19: People across the country are celebrating Juneteenth ... a celebration of Black American life, resilience ...
Smithsonian National Museum for African American History & Culture at
HUGE WIN! Maine just became the 1st state to pass a law requiring divestment from fossil fuels!
Other states should follow suit and ensure their public funds don’t drive the climate crisis.
Divestment goes Maine-stream - Grist
Maine just became the first state in the nation to pass an actual law requiring divestment of public funds from oil, gas, and coal companies.
The City is opening a cooling center today (Wed.) from 1pm to 8 pm located at the Davis Senior Center at 646 A St. Please use the 7th St entrance to the West multipurpose room. The cooling center will remain open through Sat. (daily hours 1 pm to 8 pm). Masks are required.