We are becoming increasingly aware that plastic never goes away. In fact, the U.S. is ranked #1 in plastic waste generation globally.¹ Did you know that plastics poison our food chain, threaten wildlife, and affect human health? As the facts pile up, we all need to be avoiding non-recyclable materials such as items wrapped in… Read more »
This year for Native American Heritage Month, and beyond, we encourage you to expand your knowledge of and join the many efforts to recognize and act on the demands and frontline needs of Indigenous communities. The Ecology Center occupies Huichin Ohlone land and continues to reflect on the growing actions we can take to advocate… Read more »
This article was written by James Hosley of the Ecology Center Help Desk.
Why We Prune:
The purpose of pruning is to shape trees or woody shrubs, so that they are healthier and more aesthetically pleasing (it looks the way I want it to look!). This requires shaping the plant’s “bones” or structure, which means… Read more »