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Tech-Based Naturalists: Inspiring Citizen Science with the City Nature Challenge

April 15, 2019
Designed with data collection in mind, iNaturalist acts like a pocket repository for all things wildlife and will be used during the upcoming City Nature Challenge, an event held from April 26 to April 29 that encourages people to explore and record the natural world around them, from the city streets to the riparian woodlands.

Backyard Nature: City Nature Challenge Returns to Sacramento Region

April 21, 2020
The City Nature Challenge, a global event encouraging people to explore and record the natural world around them, returns to the Sacramento Region from April 24-27, albeit with a few changes due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Hunter Lab's research highlighted in Nature

October 22, 2020

The Oct. 22 print edition of Nature features research by Neil Hunter, professor in the College of Biological Science's Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics. The paper, titled "PCNA activates the MutLγ endonuclease to promote meiotic crossing over," was featured in Nature's online journal in August  — as well as discussed in the Egghead Blog.