Category Archives: Conservation

Announcement: Penny Pines Reforestation Program

National Forests in California The national forests in California cover some 20 million acres, or about 1/5 of the state. That is equal to an area just slightly larger than the state of South Carolina. Stretching from the Mexican border … Continue reading

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CSSDAR MAKES THE NEWS!!

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The following article about the State Regent’s Project was published this week by the UC Davis News. You may also see the article in various newspapers around the state and in the one or both of the country’s “bee journals.” … Continue reading

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Arbor Day Tree Planting, Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, Dixon

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A group of 15 members from the Sacramento Chapter gathered on Arbor Day, April 26, 2013, to support the efforts of our Conservation Committee in planting a beautiful crepe myrtle tree to provide additional shade and beauty to the Sacramento … Continue reading

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Conservation – January 2013

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On the National Conservation Committee web page, the word “Conservation” is defined as “an ethic of resource use, allocation and protection especially for the natural environment. The Conservation movement is to protect plants, animals, and their habitats.”  The National Society … Continue reading

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State Regent’s Project – Laidlaw Facility Research Update

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Prologue by Debbie Jamison, State Regent The following article was written by Kathy Keatley Garvey of the UC Davis Entomology Department. I called her in the fall of 2011 to inquire about bee research at the university. During our conversation, she … Continue reading

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